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Author De Leon, Edwin, 1818-1891.

Title Secret history of Confederate diplomacy abroad / Edwin De Leon ; edited by William C. Davis.

Imprint Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  973.721 D377s 2005    ---  Available
 FSCC Non-Fiction  973.721 DEL 2005    ---  Available
Description xxxi, 224 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreshadowing of the war : The true position of Jefferson Davis -- The three first Commissioners : Messrs. Rost, Yancey and Mann -- Judge Rost's first movements at Paris ; Mr. Dayton ; Cassius M. Clay -- Mr. Gregory's motion for recognition of the Southern Confederacy : The scene and the Actors -- Mr. Gregory's motion ; Sketches of leading English statesmen ; Fall of the curtain on the first act -- The influence of the battle of Bull's Run, the cotton famine, and the Trent case on Confederate diplomacy abroad -- Mr. Yancey's return and proposed withdrawal of the commissioners ; My counter movement and secret mission to Europe ; A glimpse of Gen. Lee --
My interview with Lord Palmerston ; His public and private opinions of North and South -- The English press and its influence on diplomacy ; Its leading war correspondents in America ; Henry Ward Beecher's testimony -- The Emperor's last effort at mediation ; What we hoped to gain by it ; Simultaneous snubbing of France by Mr. Seward and Mr. Benjamin ; French intrigues in Texas.
Subject Confederate States of America -- Foreign relations.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1861-1865.
De Leon, Edwin, 1818-1891.
Added Author Davis, William C., 1946-
ISBN 0700614117 (alk. paper)

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