The Neutrality Laws

    Source citation

    "The Neutrality Laws," Charleston (SC) Mercury, December 5, 1857, p. 2.

    Newspaper: Publication
    Charleston (SC) Mercury
    Newspaper: Headline
    The Neutrality Laws
    Newspaper: Page(s)
    Date Certainty
    Michael Blake
    Transcription date
    The following text is presented here in complete form, as it originally appeared in print. Spelling and typographical errors have been preserved as in the original.

    The Neutrality Laws.

    Certain parties were yesterday brought before the Untied States District Attorney, on suspicion of being engaged in an expedition against Nicaragua.  The large number of passengers lately carried South by the steamer Everglade, plying between Charleston and Florida ports, had subjected her suspicion.  The testimony of her agent that her passengers were settlers and lawful emigrants, relieved her.  Against other parties no case was established sufficient to warrant their detention. 

    How to Cite This Page: "The Neutrality Laws," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College,