Brief notice about western settlement: "The tide of emigration to California knows no abatement. Ship load after ship load leaves our shores. We rejoice to know that citizens of good character constitute so large a portion of the emigrants."
The book contains six letters and a postscript McRae sent while serving as a financial agent for the Confederate government in Europe; also included are copies of relevant correspondence from James Williams to McRae, as well as a few accounting...
The article argues that slavery will not be permitted in California and quotes a statement from a New York newspaper: "No action of Congress can decide the question; it is already decided by the impossibility of retaining slaves, by the character...
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