Richmond, 1863. 55pp. Stitched as issued. Ink stamps of the War Department, Rebel Archives. Pencil notations on titlepage and final blank. Very good. In a cloth clamshell case. Pamphlet containing official letter and statements of concern between Confederate and British officials regarding the issue of British consuls who resided in the South before the outbreak of the Civil War, and who continued to do so during the war, and what their political status should be. The revocation of exequaturs concerned former British subjects seeking aid from the British to release them from Southern military conscription. They had no authorization for this. Operating under the assumption that England was a neutral country, President Davis had little choice but to expel them. PARRISH & WILLINGHAM 1783. CRANDALL 839. (Inventory #: WRCAM15104A)
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