Frederic Bernal (1828-1924)

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Frederic Bernal was the., British Consul in Baltimore during the Civil War. His reports on the politics and trade of the city including his admiration for Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney are to be found in ecp's research images From the British National Archives and the London School of Economics. See: Bernal research images.

See Bernal on-

Roger Brook Taney: Merryman Proceedings

Baltimore Fire Department: Praise of the Fire Department. Charles Wagandt Wagant_bernal_mdhm_1966.pdf edited this letter in the Maryland Historical Magazine.

Secondary Sources:

Barnes: The American Civil War through British Eyes

White: Abraham Lincoln and Treason... White does not cite Bernal's dispatch re: attending Taney's Habeas Corpus proceedings in the Merryman case.

Bernal photo 1896.jpg

Bernal obit.jpg