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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 79

39. John Bigelow, “The Confederate Diplomatists and Their Shirt of Nessus: A Chapter of Secret History,” Century Magazine (May 1891): 113-26.

History of the Confederate diplomatic mission to Europe. The shirt of Nessus refers to a story from mythology in which the wearer is afflicted with a misfortune from which he can not escape.