The Anglo-French Intervention in the River Plate

The Anglo-French Intervention in the River Plate

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1847 edition. Excerpt: ...after discussion of the points not agreed upon; for which purpose they presented to the Minister a project of note to be formally sent in if the Government should accept the idea and would conform thereto. "The Minister replied that the idoaproposed was new to him; that he could not offer an opinion, but lhat on a first reading of the project it suggested to his mind serious inconveniences, which upon mature reflection might prove to be even more serious than at first view; that he did not consider a mode of proceeding admissible which left every difficulty subsisting, and involved the same debateable pretensions that had b maintained in the discussion of other points of the Convention. That the Government could not accept it "The Plenipotentiaries declared that they took this step as the only means of obviating the difficulty, since they could not arrange a convention, and desiring not to leave things in ttatu quo, but to execute a part at least of the bases presented by Mr. Hood. That the Government would not surrender its rights thereby which were fully recognized in those bases, both as regarded the rivers, and other points, which might be arranged afterwards. "The Minister answered, that it was useless to talk of rights when the most clear and important of those of the Argentine government were disallowed; that these very rights, which it was now hesitated to admit, except with qualifications, were conceded by the British government in the treaty of 18'25. "The Plenipotentiaries said, that if the suggested step were regarded as an offence to the government, they would not think of passing the note, or treating as to the form of a protocol; that they would consider of it, but most probably should desist from the idea. The...show more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236625455
  • 9781236625458