Annexe Au Memoire Presente Par Le Gouvernement de Sa Majeste Britannique Volume 3

Annexe Au Memoire Presente Par Le Gouvernement de Sa Majeste Britannique Volume 3

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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. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...and Avaristo, whose name is already known to your Excellency, still occupied the village by order of the Commandant at San Joaquim. These men were absent on some festivities in the neighbourhood. At their return next morning, Mr. Fryer delivered your Excellency's letter and my translation thereof to Avaristo, who assumed authority, with the desire, as no oflicer was present, to send this despatch sealed, and with every expediency, to Fort San Joa uim, and one of the Brazilians, a soldier, and native of Madeira, left the village on horsebac to deliver the despatch to Captain Leal. From all the information Mr. Fryer had been able to gather, it was evident that no resistance was intended. ' The ordeis of the Commandant Leal and Fray Jose to Avaristo, on leaving Pirara, were to send immediate information of m arrival to Fort Sun J oaquim, and Fray J ose would come over to converse with me. My arrivalyhad been expected for some time past, but no tidings whatever had reached the Brazilians that British troops were on their way to occupy Pirara. The information which Mr. Fryer had procured in Pirara was communicated in a letter to the Ofiicer Commanding Her Majesty's troops, and I made immediate arrangements to break up izny tiamp, and to ascend in boats the Avaricura, by which I shortened the portage to Pirara ' mi es. I had the pleasure of welcoming Lieutenant Bingham, commanding the detachment of Her Majesty's lst West India Regiment, destined for Pirara, on the 12th February. He reached our camp with the advance guard of the detachment in the evening, and encamped in our neighbourhood, wherc it were his intentions to await the arrival of the grand body of his expedition. I proceeded next morning, accompanied...
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  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 327g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236935411
  • 9781236935410