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RELATING TO

FOREIGN AFFAIRS,

ACCOMPANYING THE

ANNUAL MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT

TO THE

FIRST SESSION OF THE THIRTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS.

PART I.

WASHINGTON:
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE.

1864.

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The French proportion to Russin and England of Intervention in the civil war in the United States. The policy of European powers.

The name subject

Piratical depredations of the gunboat 290

The French proportion of intervention. The English and Russlnn replies to it.

The construction of war vessels for the insurgents in British ports. Depredations on American commerce.

The same subject

Correspondence with Earl Russell in relation to supposed attempts to enlist recruits in Great Britaiu for the United States onhy.

Situation of military aud navnl affairs. Meeting of Congress. The l*resident's message.

Effects of the continuance of the insurrection upon commerce and public opinion In Europe.

The French proposition of Intervention. Rotations with Great Britain.

The depredations upon American commerce

Tone of public sentiment and parliamentary debates

The alleged enlistments in Gnat Britain for the United States army.

Military and naval operations

Reaction in popular sentiment in Great Britain. Efforts of the emissaries and friends of the insurgents. War vessels building for them.

Transmitting a note of Earl Russell conceding that the reports of recruiting In Great Britain for the United States army wore without foundation.

Claims of American ship-owuers, based on depredations of the Alabama.

Relations with Great Britain; evidences of friendship and causes of alienation.

Trnusmltting communications to and from the consul at Gibraltar in regard to attempts to sell the Sumter.

The depredations of the Alabama. Correspondence with Earl RusselL

Public sentiment in the United States and Great Britain towards each other.

Continuation of correspondence with Earl Russell in

reference to the Alabama.

The sale of the Sumter

Situation of military and naval affairs

The case of the Emily St. Pierre

The sale of the Sumter

The depredations of the Alabama

Execution of the assassins of Mr. Meriam at Adrian

ople in Turkey. Progress of military and naval affairs. Measures for

emancipation.

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