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" It would be superfluous for me to point out to your lordship that this is war" (Moore's Digest of International Law, vol. "
Lend-lease Bill: Hearings..., on H.R. 1776... - Page 552
by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs - 1941 - 692 pages
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History of the American Civil War: Containing the events from the ...

John William Draper - United States - 1870 - 716 pages
...vessels is on the point of departure from this kingdom on its hostile errand against the United States, it would be superfluous for me to point out to your lordship that THIS is WAR." The answer (Sept. 8) was : " Instructions have been issued which will prevent the departure of these...
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The Republic, Or, A History of the United States of America in ..., Volume 17

John Robert Irelan - Presidents - 1888
...vessels is on the point of departure from this kingdom on its hostile errand against the United States, it would be superfluous for me to point out to your lordship that this is war." Still the British Ministry and the "governing class" generally in England were favorable to the cause...
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Marching to Victory: The Second Period of the War of the Rebellion ..., Volume 5

Charles Carleton Coffin - United States - 1888 - 491 pages
...vessels is on the point of departure from this kingdom on its hostile errand against the United States, it would be superfluous for me to point out to your lordship that this is war." Lord John Russell and Lord Palmerston began to see things in a new light. They sympathized with the...
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Life of Francis Higginson, First Minister in the Massachusetts Bay Colony ...

Thomas Wentworth Higginson - Massachusetts - 1891 - 182 pages
...despatch sent by Charles Francis Adams to Earl Russell, in respect to the Confederate iron-clads, " It would be superfluous for me to point out to your Lordship that this is war." If the Church of England stood for sacerdotalism — and no one can assert that at that period it did...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 97

American literature - 1898
...sally forth to prey upon our commerce. Minister Adams answered Lord Russell instantly in these words: " It would be superfluous for me to point out to your lordship that this would be war." In France the situation was equally grave, for Slidell was in close touch with the French...
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Letters and Recollections of John Murray Forbes, Volume 2

John Murray Forbes - Businessmen - 1899
...vessels is on the point of departure from this kingdom on its hostile errand against the United States, it would be superfluous for me to point out to your lordship that THIS is WAR." The answer (Sept. 8) was : " Instructions have been issued which will prevent the departure of these...
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Sixty Years in Concord and Elsewhere: Personal Recollections of Henry ...

Henry McFarland - Concord (N.H.) - 1899 - 331 pages
...by Englishmen, he said in a letter to Earl Russell, her Majesty's Secretary for Foreign Affairs, " It would be superfluous for me to point out to your Lordship that this is war." After those words were written no more rebel ships sailed out of English harbors. After rending "Three...
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Letters and Recollections of John Murray Forbes, Volume 2

John Murray Forbes - Businessmen - 1899
...vessels is on the point of departure from this kingdom on its hostile errand against the United States, it would be superfluous for me to point out to your lordship that THIS IB WAK." The answer (Sept. 8) was : " Instructions have been issued which will prevent the departure...
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Lectures on the History of the Nineteenth Century: Delivered at the ...

Frederick Alexander Kirkpatrick - Eastern question - 1902 - 384 pages
...departure, he says in all seriousness and after having received special instructions from his Government, " It would be superfluous for me to point out to your lordship that this is war." Fortunately the law officers of the Crown found the evidence sufficient. The rams were seized, and...
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William Rathbone: A Memoir

Eleanor Florence Rathbone - England - 1905 - 507 pages
...one of the ironclad rams was about to sail for the United States, and added the historic comment: " It would be superfluous for me to point out to your Lordship that this is War." On the 8th September he was informed that the departure of the rams had been stopped. Some days later...
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