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John Slidell and the Confederates in Paris, 1862-65.

Willson, Beckles

John Slidell and the Confederates in Paris, 1862-65.

by Willson, Beckles

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Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Confederate States of America,
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Slidell, John, 1793-1871.,
    • Confederate States of America -- Foreign relations -- France.,
    • France -- Foreign relations -- Confederate States of America.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the 1932 ed.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE415.9.S58 W5 1970
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 296 p.
      Number of Pages296
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4574953M
      ISBN 100404069924
      LC Control Number77111089

        Born in St. Croix, the Virgin Islands in , Benjamin moved to the United States with his British parents and grew up in Charleston, S.C. He entered Yale at age 14 but dropped out of college; he moved to New Orleans in and became a law partner with an influential Louisiana politician, John Slidell.   He arrived just weeks before Robert E. Lee surrendered at Appomattox Courthouse and met with the two Confederate commissioners, James M. Mason (grandson of George Mason) and John Slidell, in Paris. Slidell at first refused to support the plan, but Kenner told him that such refusal would result in his immediate suspension.

      Slidell continued on to France, where he unsuccessfully sought support for the Confederacy. After the war Slidell and his family lived in Paris, France, until the Franco-Prussian War began in Slidell then moved to London, England, where he died on J This bond is the.£/FF which was exchangeable for lbs. of cotton. This bond is signed by Emil Erlanger,Paris loan banker; J. Henry Schroeder (Schroeder, Wagg), London bankers; Colin J. McRae, CSA European agent; and John Slidell, Confederate Commissioner to Paris.

      The Book-hunter. The Book-hunter - John Hill Burton - Nf - Hc - 1st Edition - $ Original Writings - John William Draper – Written Pages - Rare. $ John Bigelow. John Bigelow France And The Confederate Navy An International 1st Ed. $ The Poetical. The Poetical Works Of John Dryden   His Paris-based associate John Slidell was a better choice. Slidell was a skilled politician and sophisticated New Yorker who had married a .


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Read the full-text online edition of John Slidell and the Confederates in Paris () (). Home» Browse» Books» 1862-65. book details, John Slidell and the Confederates in Paris. From England, Slidell at once went to Paris, where, in Februaryhe paid his first visit to the French minister of foreign affairs.

His mission to gain recognition of the Confederate States by France failed, as did his effort to negotiate a commercial agreement for France to get control of Southern cotton if the blockade were : Beckles Willson.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Willson, Beckles, John Slidell and the Confederates in Paris, New York, AMS Press []. Genre/Form: History Annotations (Provenance) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Willson, Beckles, John Slidell and the Confederates in Paris ().

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JOHN SLIDELL AND THE CONFEDERATES IN PARIS BY BECKLES WILLSON FIRST EDITION FINE CONDITION NEAR FINE CONDITION DUST JACKET PROTECTED IN A CLEAR, BRODART COVER Original, Sharp, Clean, Bright, Solidly Bound, Antique Book Contains a Frontispiece of Slidell and Illustrated Throughout PUBLISHED BY MINTON, BALCH & COMPANY, IN Everyone knows of Mason and Slidell End date: Louis Martin Sears, John Slidell (), is a good biography of Slidell.

Beckles Willson, John Slidell and the Confederates in Paris, (), is not scholarly, but it is interesting. Additional Sources. Diket, A.

L., Senator John Slidell and the community he represented in Washington,Washington, D.C.: University Press of. John Slidell ( – July 9, ) was an American politician, lawyer, and businessman.

A native of New York, Slidell moved to Louisiana as a young man and became a staunch defender of slavery as a Representative and was the older brother of Alexander Slidell Mackenzie, a US naval officer.

One of the South's most urgent priorities in the Civil War was obtaining the recognition of foreign governments. Edwin De Leon, a Confederate propagandist charged with wooing Britain and France, opens up this vital dimension of the war in the earliest known account by a Confederate foreign agent.

First published in the New York Citizen inDe Leon's memoir subsequently sank out of. John Slidell and the Confederates in Paris () by Beckles Willson. By Beckles Willson. Abstract. xiii, p Topics: Slidell, John,Diplomatic and consular service, Confederate., United States--History. Louis Martin Sears, John Slidell (), is a good biography of Slidell.

Beckles Willson, John Slidell and the Confederates in Paris, (), is not scholarly, but it is interesting. Additional Biography Sources Diket, A.

L., Senator John Slidell and the community he represented in Washington,Washington, D.C.: University. John Slidell, U.S. and Confederate diplomat whose seizure with James M.

Mason precipitated the Trent Affair during the American Civil War. A graduate of Columbia College inSlidell moved to New Orleans, La., inwhere he practiced maritime law, married into a distinguished Creole family.

Louisiana Senator John Slidell is not Jewish (at least not outwardly), but his family ties to elite European Jewry run deep. Slidell’s daughter is engaged to Baron Frederic Erlanger, a French Jewish financier based in Paris.

Erlanger helps to fund the Confederacy, gouging the. The American Civil War, which raged from 12 April, to 9 May, at the cost of somemen, was the bloodiest conflict in American history.

It was fought between the Union in the North and the Confederacy (seven, later eleven, separatist states who opposed the abolition of. 1 See, for example, Could the Confederacy Have Won the Civil War. in North and South, Vol. 9, Number 2. 2 Beckles Willson, John Slidell and the Confederates in Paris () (New York, ), pp.

; John Bigelow, Retrospections of an Active Life (New York, ), Vol. II, pp. Willson, quoting from the Eustis Papers, gives. He arrived just weeks before Robert E. Lee surrendered at Appomattox Courthouse and met with the two Confederate commissioners, James M.

Mason (grandson of George Mason) and John Slidell, in Paris. Slidell at first refused to support the plan, but Kenner told him that such refusal would result in his immediate suspension. Moreover, through the words of DeLeon we discover petty jealousies between Confederate agents at Paris.

"Secret History of Confederate Diplomacy Abroad" is henceforth the "bound-companion" of F.L. Owsley's "King Cotton Diplomacy", Case & Spencer's "The United States and France: Civil War Diplomacy", B.

Wilson's "John Slidell and the Reviews: 1. Pierre-Paul Pecquet du Bellet, being a Confederate sympathizer living in Paris and fluent in the French language, immediately assumed the role of chief-representative of the Confederacy in France.

In his own words, he stated that he was "taking up the pen, not being able to take up the sword". [8]. Confederate efforts aimed at diplomatic recognition and obtaining a European loan delayed and ultimately doomed this project.

Confederate diplomat John Slidell stipulated that the South could only undertake to order these expensive ships in French shipyards if they would be openly built for the South. In October during a wide-ranging meeting, the French Emperor Napoleon III asked Commissioner John Slidell why the Confederacy didn’t have a navy capable of breaking the blockade.

The two discussed French advances in armoring ships, and Napoleon III dropped broad hints to look to private French yards.

This was the flicker of light Commander James D. Bulloch, Confederate naval agent in.Inside the Confederate nation: essays in honor of Emory M. Thomas by Lesley J. Gordon: JOHN BELL HOOD: EXTRACTING TRUTH FROM HISTORY by Thomas J. Brown: John Slidell and the Confederates in Paris () by Beckles Willson: Kentucky and Missouri (Confederate Military History, Volume 9) by Gen.

Clement A. Evans: The Long Surrender by Burke Davis.The crisis between the United States and Great Britain, which resulted when Captain Charles Wilkes of the U.S.S. San Jacinto removed the Confederate Commissioners James Murray Mason and John Slidell, with their secretaries McFarland and Eustis, from the British mail packet Trent on November 8,threatened the survival of the United States.