Foreign and Colonial NewsThe Illustrated London News, vol. 38, no. 1090, p. 480.
May 25, 1861
. . .On Monday Mr. William Dayton had an audience of the Emperor Napoleon, to deliver to his Majesty the letters accrediting him as Minister Plenipotentiary of the United States of America, and was afterwards received by the Empress. Mr. Dayton was conveyed to and from the Tuileries in a Court carriage, and with the usual ceremonial.—A large meeting of Americans has been held in Paris for the purpose of sustaining the Federal Government. Addresses were delivered by the Rev. Dr. McClintock, of the American Chapel, Paris; Dr. MacGowan, from China; and Mr. Strong, of New York, chairman of the meeting; and a large amount of money was subscribed.