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"THE WELFARE OF THE PEOPLE IS THE HIGHEST LAW."
SAMPSON LOW, SON, AND CO., 47, LUDGATE HILL.
[The right of translation is reserved.]
200. K. 134.
THE AMERICAN QUESTION,
HOW TO SETTLE IT.
ON the 30th October 1862, M. Drouyn de Lhuys, the French Minister of Foreign Affairs, addressed a despatch to the Ambassador of France at London, and at St. Petersburgh, proposing an Armistice between the Northern and Southern States of America, with a view to the mediation of the two great maritime neutral Powers.
The following are a few of the translated paragraphs from that State document :
Europe watches with a painful interest the struggle which has been raging for more than a year upon the American Continent. The hostilities have provoked sacrifices and efforts cer