The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year Volume 14

The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year Volume 14

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ...to For mosa, withdrew all their accusations of lack of good faith on the part of the Japanese Government, and declared themselves ready to pay 500,000 taels. All this they were fully prepared to pledge themselves to, under their hand and seal. Every stipulation should be clearly set down in the convention about to be executed. But they were still sensitive in regard to the word "indemnity," and represented with much feeling that it would leave an unpleasant impression upon their minds.' They urged that the application of the money should be described as partly for the relief of the families of murdered Japanese subjects, and partly in payment for improvements in Southern Formosa, as had been previously indicated on the 20th of October. As the Japanese ambassadors gpndenoe pl!' foreignhaffuirs, namely, hthe Prince 0: !' un m nine ot er ministers t e names an titlesgo whom are given in full), oh the other part--Have agreed together upon the following articles, apdhhereby execute (tihe presen; instrument, in proot o t e arrangement etermine on. As the people of all nations have ii right to protection and to immunity from wrong, it becomes the duty of each state to take its own measures to insure full protection (within itself), and it is incumbent on the state within which questions '(as to protection) npayhoocur to take its own steps or the settlement 0 t esame. The savage tribes of Formosa, having willfull inflicted injury upon people belonging to Japan, yand Japan at first clieving that responsibility rested with the said savages, dispatched a force to the spot and punished them. Now, however, Japan has distinctly a read with China to withdraw her troops, and to (0!l0%.lld0 in three articles the followin...show more

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  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 808 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 41mm | 1,415g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236861213
  • 9781236861214