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Acting Adams agents Alabama American appears armed arrived asked August authority barque boat British British subjects brought called Cape Captain cargo charge Chesapeake claim command communication Confederate Consul copy Court crew dated December Department despatch directed Ditto dollars duty Earl Russell enlisted evidence fact Foreign further George give Gray Halifax hand honour immediately inclose Inclosure instant instructions intention Island James January John July June land leave letter Liverpool Lord Lyons Lordship Majesty's Government March master mate Messrs morning neutral Notary officers parties persons port Portland present prisoners prize proceedings Public received reference regard released remain reply request residing respecting returned sailed Saxon Secretary sent Seward ship Signed statement steamer Table Bay taken Thomas told took Town transmit United vessel Washington York
Page 7 - ... equip, furnish, fit out, or arm, or procure to be equipped, furnished, fitted out, or armed, or shall knowingly aid, assist, or be concerned in the equipping, furnishing, fitting out, or arming of any ship or vessel, with intent or in order that such ship or vessel shall be employed in the service...
Page 13 - I, AB, do solemnly, sincerely and truly affirm and declare that the taking of any oath is, according to my religious belief, unlawful ; and I do also solemnly, sincerely and truly affirm and declare, &c.
Page 32 - ... witnesseth : That the said party of the first part, for and in consideration of the covenants and agreements hereinafter mentioned, to be kept and performed by the said party of the second part...
Page 15 - I am directed by the Governor, to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of yesterday's date, relative to the Alabama.
Page 27 - In pursuance of this policy, the laws of the United States do not forbid their citizens to sell to either of the belligerent powers, articles contraband of war, or take munitions of war or soldiers on board their private ships for transportation ; and although, in so doing, the individual .citizen exposes his property or person to some of the hazards of war, his acts do not involve any breach of national neutrality, nor of themselves implicate the government.
Page 3 - Simon's Bay, August 8, 1863. I HAVE the honour to acknowledge the receipt of your Excellency's letter of this day's date, covering the written opinion of the Acting Attorney-General of this Colony as to the legality of the so-called tender to the Confederate States' armed ship "Alabama," and for which I beg to express my thanks.
Page 17 - I have the honor to inform your lordship of the directions which I have received from my government to solicit redress for the national and private injuries already thus sustained, as well as a more effective prevention of any repetition of such lawless and injurious proceedings in her Majesty's ports hereafter.
Page 2 - ... be regarded by the government and people of the United States with the greatest alarm, as virtually tantamount to a participation in the war by the people of Great Britain to a degree which, if not seasonably prevented, cannot fail to endanger the peace and welfare of both countries.
Page 27 - I am directed to say, there is no fair and equitable form of conventional arbitrament or reference to which they will not be willing to submit. Entertaining these views, I crave permission to apprise your lordship that I have received directions to continue to present to your notice...