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GENERAL TABLE OF CONTENTS.
February 18, 1862, to November 29, 1864.
Geneva Second edition. edition.
Page. Pagre. First representation by Mr. Adams.....
1 235 Statement of United States consul at Liverpool
1 235 Report from customs. Vessel supposed to be for the Italian government, (see also p.  399)
2 236, 237 Inquiries made of Italian government, who know nothing of her
3 238 Further representation by Mr. Adams
238 Earl Russell's reply..
6 241 Further report from customs. The vessel sailed on the 22d March, in ballast, for Palermo and Jamaica.
7 242 Clearance of the Oreto...
8 243 Registry and declaration of ownership
10,65 245, 299 Shipping-articles ...
161 401 Arrival at Nassau
11 246 Report of Governor Bayley. Seizure of the vessel at Nassau
12 247 Representations by United States consul at Nassau..
.14, 19, 21
255 Opinions of attorney general. ...
.15, 16, 20, 23, 25 250,
254 Directions given by the governor in council
19 254 Reports of Commander McKillop, of Her Majesty's ship Bulldog.. 16, 20 251, 254 Report of commander and officers of Her Majesty's ship Greyhound..22, 23, 26 256, 259 The seizure approved by the home government. Orders should be given to detain the vessel....
29 262 Opinion of the law-officers and correspondence as to sending out a
customs-officer from Liverpool to give evidence at the trial... 30,36 264, 270 Judgment of the vice-admiralty court at Nassau, releasing the vessel, with summary of evidence..
38 272 Report by the attorney general of Nassau, on the proceedings.
52 286 List of witnesses examined
57 291 Copies of the pleadings in the case
60 294 Departure of the vessel for St. John's, New Brunswick, in August, 1-62, and manifest of cargo
57,58 290, 292 Further report from the customs as to the circumstances before the vessel's departure from England
72 306 The Oreto runs into Mobile. Dismissal of the United States officer in charge of the blockade
306 Her escape from Mobile and visit to Nassau as the confederate ship of war Florida, January 26, 1863 .
.57, 59, 72 290,
305 Mr. Seward's complaint that undue partiality was shown her..
75 309 Reply of the governor .
77 311 Statement that her armament was put on board her at Green Cay from the Prince Alfred..
85, 87 319, 321 Her arrival at Barbados, February 24, 1863. Complaint of Admiral Wilkes that undue partiality was shown her .....
91 325 Reply of the governor. Equal facilities were granted to the United States cruiser San Jacinto
94 328 Report of the law-officers. No undue partiality shown..
96 330 Opinion of the law-officers and instructions to governors of the West India colonies as to the restrictions under which Federal and confederate vessels of war are to be allowed to coal ..
104 340 Visit to Pernambuco, May 8, 1863
106 342 Visit to Bermuda, July 16, 1863. Correspondence as to her salute
being returned. Conduct of the governor disapproved 106, 112 342, 349 [iv] Application of her commander for coal from government stores is refused ..
345 Her arrival at Brest, August, 1863. Is received as a ship of war.
113 350 Opinions of the law-officers as to prosecuting seamen of the Florida who have come from Brest to Cardiff.
115 352 Earl Russell's observations on the unfriendly conduct of the Confed
erate States in obtaining vessels for war purposes in England..... 126 364 Report of proceedings of the Florida, at Brest, August 23, 1863, to February 9, 1864.....
126 365 Visit to Martinique, April 26 to May 7, 1864
131 370 Visits to Bermuda, May 12, June 18, 1861. Repairs made and coal taken in.....
133 372 Return to Bermuda, June 28. Application for more coals refused... 133 373 Remonstrances of Mr. Adams as to facilities allowed at Bermuda
134 374 Opinion of the law-officers that the authorities showed the most commendable strictness and diligence in enforcing the regulations.
136 376 Arrival at Bahia, October 4, 1864. ....
136 376 Protest of the United States consul against her reception
146 386 Reply of the president of Bahia. Seizure of the Florida in Bahia by the United States cruiser Wachusett
136, 142 376, 382 Correspondence between the Brazilian government and the United States minister....
137 377 Florida run into and sunk off Fortress Monroe.
145 385 Correspondence between the Governments of the United States and
Brazil. The seizure disavowed. Reparation made by the United
152 392 Correspondence as to a charge brought by the United States cousul at
Nassau in 1865 against Captain Maffit, for enlisting seamen for the Florida in 1862. No proceedings taken, on account of want of evidence
85, 157 319, 398
June 23, 1862, to July 30, 1864.
Part I.-DEPARTURE FROM LIVERPOOL.
dence, July 4.....
his informants ...
that there is not sufficient prima facie proof to justify seizure..
Evidence insufficient. Instructions to Collector Edwards...
treasury to foreign office.
by Mr. Adams....
[v] "Affidavit of Henry Redden, forwarded through treasury to
foreign ofiice.... Fifth report of customs solicitor, (assistant solicitor.) Adheres to
opinions in former reports.. Departure of the vessel from the Mersey. Law-officers' second report,
advising that she should be seized...
detain ber there and at Nassau..
ment of Consul Dudley as to the Hercules.......
vessel at Cork, Beaumaris, Holyhead...
ment of her master.
not interfere with previous instructions.
plies said to have been furnished by the Babama and another vessel
such occurrences, they are unable to go beyond the law, municipal
which applies directly to infringement of the municipal law itself,
dated July 12.
ment act may be evaded by very subtile contrivances, the govern-
Vestl's departure from Liverpool; proceedings off the Welsh coast.
board during trial trip.....
left Liverpool unarmeil.
for the Alabama's proceedings...
of the vessel before her departure contradicted by customs.commis
only can be identitied; one already discharged...
Genera Second edition. edition.
Page. Page. Naval-reserve men identified as baving joined Alabama have all been discharged....
237 485 [vi]
* ANNEX TO PART I. Correspondence laid before Congress, but not communicated at the time to the British
Government. Report of Consul Dudley, that a gum-boat is building for the confederates, May 13. Further report, June 18...
239 486 Dispatch from Mr. Adams to Mr. Seward. Has made representation to
British government, and requested Tuscarora to come to Southampton.
210 437 Particulars of the gun-boat's build. Intention of Mr. Adams to author
ize the Tuscarora to intercept her on the way out, if the evidence shall prove in any way sufficient to justify the step...
241 483 Consul Dudley requested by Mr. Adams to furnish customs collector
with evidence, July 7. Remarks of Consul Dudley as to the difficulty of obtaining it....
490 Captain Butcher's connection with the vessel..
243 491 Dispatch from Mr. Seward. Information supplied him imperfect. Possible issue of letters of marque..
244 493 Tuscarora detained at Southampton for a day or two longer. Her
captain advised to take measures to intercept the gun-boat. Steps taken to obtain evidence..
214, 245 493, 494 Tuscarora still at Southampton, July 25.
216 496 Opinion given by Mr. Collier, July 16..
247 497 Letter from Collector Edwards to Mr. Squarey. United States consul
can act at his own risk, if he should think fit, July 23. Mr. Squarey's interview with Mr. Layard. Departure of the vessel from Liverpool....
498 She had no register or clearance. Rumors as to her intended destina
tion. Telegraphic instructions to captain of Tuscarora, which left Southampton July 29, at 8 p. m. Interview with Earl Russell, August 1. His statement as to delay caused by illness of the Queen's advocate...
219 499 Further rumor as to the movements of the vessel..
230 501 Dispatch from Mr. Adams. Instructions given by him for Tuscarora
to pursue gun-boat. Disappointment at the failure of the Tuscarora to carry them out. She has gone to Dublin, and is intended to return to Gibraltar....
251 502 Shipping note given to the crew, calling her the Enrica..
251 503 Report from Consul Dudley, August 13, of the Bahama having sailed the previous day.
232 504 Further as to the Bahama, August 20
253 505 Dispatch from Mr. Seward, regretting failure of the Tuscarora to intercept the vessel...
Part II.-RECEPTION OF THE ALABAMA IN BRITISH AND Foreign Ports. Arrival at Saint Pierre, Martinique, November, 1862. The British con
sul remonstrates with the master of the Agrippina, who is supposed to bave brought coal for her. Arrival of the United States cruiser San Jacinto. Measures taken to preserve neutrality. Escape of the Alabania..
257 Visit to Jamaica, January 20, 1863. Captain Semmes is allowed to make necessary repairs and land prisoners...
264 Lord Russell trusts that the Alabama will be warned to depart as soon as the necessary repairs are finished...
268 Departure of the Alabama January 25, as soon as repairs were completed ...
269 Visit to Fernando de Noronha..
272 Complaint of United States minister as to capture of American vessels
in Brazilian waters, and reception of Captain Semmes by the president of Fernando de Noronha...
Vessel of war
sel of war..
Geneva Second edition. edition,
Page. Page. Reply of Brazilian government. The president of Fernando de Noronha has been dismissed. The president of Pernambuco has ordered the Alabama to depart...
276 529 (VII) *Complaint of the United States minister of reception of the
Alabama and Georgia at Bahia, and the Florida at Pernam. buco, in May, 1863
277,282 530,535 Reply of the Brazilian government. Provincial authorities instructed
to report. Further representation of United States minister. The Castor said to have supplied coals and guns to the Georgia....
283 536 Replies of the Brazilian government justifying their course in recognizing the belligerency of the Confederate States, and receiving their cruisers as vessels of war. Explanations as to the Castor. Fresh instructions to the provincial authorities. The Alabama no longer to be received on account of violation of neutrality in Brazilian waters....
288, 300 542,557 Visit of the Alabama to Saldanha Bay, Cape of Good Hope, July 28, 1863; to Table Bay, August 5..
300 558 Correspondence between the United States consul and the governor..
558 Capture of the Sea Bride, stated by the
consul to be in British waters. 301 559 Protest of the consul against the Tuscaloosa being acknowledged as a
304 562 Report of Admiral Walker. Visits of Alabama, Georgia, and Tuscaloosa, to Simon's Bay...
306 564 Opinion of attorney general at the Cape, that the Tuscaloosa is a ves
310 567 Report from the governor of the colony. Captain Semmes allowed to make repairs. Request for instructions as to disposal of cargoes of
312 569 Evidence that the Sea Bride was captured out of British waters... 311, 316 569, 573 Opinion of the law-officers that the Tuscaloosa should not have been considered a vessel of war...
322 579 Report from Admiral Walker of visit of Tuscaloosa and Sea Bride to Honteges Bay, August 18, 1863...
324 582 Return of Alabama to Simon's Bay, September 16, for coal, provisions, and repairs. Sale of the Sea Bride at Angra Pequena.
325 583 Departure of the Alabama, September 25..
327 585 Mr. Adams's protest against capture of the Sea Bride..
300 542 Lord Russell's reply...
326 584 Instructions to the governor of Cape Colony as to the Sea Bride and Tuscaloosa. The regulations apply to cargoes of prizes as well as to the vessels....
327 585 Reply of the governor defending his conduct...
329 587 Return of the Tuscaloosa to the Cape, December 26, 1863. She is seized by the admiral...
330 588 Protest of Lieutenant Low..
333 591 Answer of the governor..
334 592 Correspondence with the United States consul, who requests that she may remain for the present in possession of the British naval offi
336 594 Departure of confederate officers. Arrangements made for keeping the Tuscaloosa..
339 596 Instructions to the governor to restore the Tuscaloosa to the confederate officer...
342 601 Explanations to the United States Government and governor, of the reasons for so doing. The Alabama and Tuscaloosa had no warning of course intended to be pursued...
342, 343 600, 601 lostructions for the guidance of naval officers in similar instances... 344
602 Explanations given by Lord Lyons to Mr. Seward....
612 Captain Semmes's protest against the seizure of the Tuscaloosa .... 372 630 Claim of United States consul on behalf of owners of the Tuscaloosa, June, 1864..
358 615 He is informed that the Tuscaloosa is to be restored to the confederate officers..
361 619 Instructions that the Tuscaloosa may be restored to Captain Semmes or his agent, but not fitted up at the Cape for war..
363 Tuscaloosa finally delivered to the United States consul, August, 1065.....