Letters to the Right Honourable Lord Hawkesbury, and to the Right Honourable Henry Addington: On the Peace with Buonaparté, to which is Added an Appendix ...

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Cobbett and Morgan, 1802 - 259 Seiten
 

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Seite iv - ... saddles, and bridles ; excepting, however, the quantity of the said articles which may be necessary for the defence of the ship, and of those who compose the crew; and all other articles whatever, not enumerated here, shall not be reputed warlike and naval ammunition, nor be subject to...
Seite xxii - THE President of the United States of America and the First Consul of the French Republic, in the name of the French people...
Seite lxxiv - ... furnish a list of grievances and hold out a promise of redress equally to all nations ; which inspired the teachers of French liberty with the hope of alike recommending themselves to those who live under the feudal code of the German Empire ; to the various states of Italy, under all their different institutions ; to the old republicans of Holland, and to the new republicans of America ; to the...
Seite lxxxii - ... which of course was only the prelude to the repetition of similar exactions. Nearly at the same period, in violation of the rights of neutrality and of the treaty which had been concluded between the French republic and the grand duke of Tuscany in the preceding year, and in breach of a positive promise given; only a few days before, the French army forcibly took possession of Leghorn, for the purpose of seizing the British property which was deposited there and confiscating it as...
Seite vii - In the contrary case, the commander of the neutral ship of war (being duly required thereto by the commander of the ship or ships of war of the Belligerent Power) is to bring to and detain his convoy during the time necessary for the search of the ships which compose it, and he shall have the faculty of naming and delegating one or more officers to assist at the search of the said ships, which shall be done in his presence, on board each merchant ship, conjointly with one or more officers appointed...
Seite iii - Helens, privy counsellor, &c. who, after having communicated their full powers, and found them in good and due form, have agreed upon the following points and articles : Art.
Seite lxxvii - Europe, and the world, have heard both of him and of the satellites by whom he is surrounded, and it is impossible to discuss fairly the propriety of any answer which could be returned to his overtures of negotiation without taking into consideration the inferences to be drawn from his personal character and conduct. I know it is the fashion with some gentlemen to represent any reference to topics of this nature as invidious and irritating ; but the truth is, that they rise unavoidably out of the...
Seite iv - ... the countries at war, which should have been acquired by the subjects of the neutral power, and should be transported for their account, which merchandise cannot be excepted in any case from the freedom granted to the flag of the said power.
Seite lxxxvii - This proclamation was followed by exactions similar to those which were practised against Genoa, by the renewal of similar professions of friendship, and the use of similar means to excite insurrection. At length, in the spring of 1797, occasion was taken from disturbances thus excited, to forge, in the name of the Venetian Government, a proclamation hostile to France ; and this proceeding was made the ground for military execution against the country, and for effecting by force the subversion of...
Seite vi - That when such ship of war, having under convoy merchant ships, shall be met with by a ship or ships of war of the other contracting party, who shall then be in a state of war, in order to avoid all disorder, they shall keep out of cannon shot, unless the state of.

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