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One title that comes to mind is: The British consuls in the Confederacy (c. 1911 - Columbia University). Peter Kraus University of Utah >Can anyone recommend sources - primary or secondary - for British >activity in Central America and the Caribbean during the American Civil >War? I am investigating a Confederate plot to hijack a passenger >steamer in Panama and have found references to British diplomats >(consuls?) in Sonsonate, El Salvador and Nassau, N.P. It appears as >though the official in El Salvador may have aided in two men's escape >and the gentleman in Nassau apparently issued British passports to rebel >agents. I am trying to determine whether or not >they did so knowingly and, if so, with official sanction. Replies >on or off-list will be much appreciated.