Image 'Alexandra Lately Exchequered by The British Government at Liverpool' Illustrated London News

DX/287/3
Image 'Alexandra Lately Exchequered by The British Government at Liverpool' Illustrated London News, shows vessel Alexandra built by William C. Miller of Liverpool as a gift to the Confederacy from Fraser, Trenholm & Company. Under pressure from the United States Government the British Government exchequered the vessel during fitting out and the legal case delayed sailing until April 1864 when it was renamed Mary. Part of larger collection Archive reference DX/287.