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Diary from November 12, 1862, to October 18, 1863

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Published: 1864
Language: English
Wordcount: 77,053 / 243 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 55.9
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 340
Added to site: 2009.06.29 24578
Genre: Biography

ainly so to every one but himself. Perhaps, I say, Mr. Mercier may have caught up some of them, and making them up at hap-hazard into a macedoine, a hash, a hotch-potch, has served up the second-hand and heterogeneous mess to his master in Paris. The despatch expresses the fear of a servile war; this may very well have been copied from Mr. Seward's despatch to Mr. Adams, (May, 1862,) wherein Seward attempted to frighten England by a prophecy of a servile war in this country.

Nov. 30.--Mr. Seward semi-officially and conveniently accepts the French impudence. Computing the time and space, the scheme corresponds with McClellan's inactivity after Antietam, and with the raising of the banner of the Copperheads. I spoke of this before, (see Diary for November and December, 1861, in Vol. I.) and repeatedly warned Stanton.

Nov. 30.--Mercier, the French diplomat, rapidly gravitates towards the Copperheads--Democrats. Is he acting thus in obedience to orders? After all,



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