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Neuville inclined to change his ground of complaint.
The United States will get nothing by concession.
Canning renews his proposa's on the slave-trade.
Sends draft of a reply. Notice of his departure for
Conduct of Onis in the Spanish negotiations. Writ-
ings on international law. Removal of André's body.
Is not a popular man but envies none. The Fox-
Randall duel. The theatre.
August 15. TO STRATFORD CANNING
Suppression of the slave-trade. The United States
cannot grant right to search vessels. Trial of offenders.
The American proposal better adapted to secure the
Clay's claim for a half outfit. Asks to be freed
from preparing a statement. No feeling because of
Stockton and the Jeune Eugénie. Will return to
Washington. No French seamen on the Alligator.
September 25. To DON FRANCISCO DIONISIO VIVES
Construction of two articles in the treaty of 1819.
Intentions of one party. Provisions and ordnance.
public agent at the time. Delay in carrying treaty
Has no reason to complain of his country's ingrati-
tude. Has never solicited office. Is in the line of pro-
motion. Purpose of the early discussion of presidential
succession. The legislative caucus in South Carolina.
Is grateful for testimonials from strangers.
rience recalled. Corrupting the public taste. On style.
System of secret defamation directed against him-
self. To answer false charges would occupy his whole
February 22. TO HYDE DE Neuville.
The United States has always disclaimed a right of
search in peace. Case of the Jeune Eugénie. The
vessel delivered up to the French consul. France can
February 25. To PIERRE DE POLETICA
Claims of Russia on the northwest coast of America
Limits to the Russian claims. The United States
cannot admit the justice of restrictions on commerce
April 6. To DON JOAQUIN DE ANDUAGA
Friendly disposition towards Spain. Question of
independence of a nation. The recognition of the
April 15. To DON JOAQUIN DE ANDUAGA
Complaints against General Jackson. Regrettable
occurrences due to Spanish officers. Order for evacua-
among the inhabitants. Del very of archives of the
April 24. To PIERRE DE POLETICA
Impossible that the United States should acquiesce
in the Russian claims on the northwest coast.
Relations between the United States and Portugal.
Damages claimed by Portuguese citizens for piratical
acts. Laws and tribunals of the United States ade-
Sends the various versions of Russell's letter. The
Is grateful for his cheering voice. Trusts all his ac-
A third version of Russell's letter. How the letter
was published by Congress. The National Gazette im-
Russell's subfluvial torpedo. Value of the privilege
of navigating the Mississippi. The fishing rights of
great importance. Clay's responsibility. Pickering's
Treatment accorded to Russell's letter. Misuse of
Bayard's name Gallatin and Clay's contributions.
Persecution of Jefferson. Attitude of the Richmond
Enquirer. Undercurrent of calumny and its purpose.
July 5. TO PETER PAUL FRANCIS DEGRAND
Will treat Russell as mercifully as possible con-
sistent with exposure. The friendship of Barney Smith.
The great heat. Wishes him to remain neutral in
the Russell controversy.
Feud between Colonel Cumming and Mr. Mc-
Duffie. Judge Johnson's explanation. The contro-
No ill will towards Russell. Western papers on the
controversy. Clay's position. Booth's acting.