Annual Register Volume 1787

Annual Register Volume 1787

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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. 1789 edition. Excerpt: ...these favours and proseflions, few politicians will entertain any doubt, that the emperor's engagements with Ruffia, _ and the coming war with the Ottoman empire, were the real causes of all these flattering appearances; and that in other circumstances the march of an army to the Low Countries would be found no vain threat. The states of Brabant did not appear to be so entirely captivated by these fair appearances as their deputies: for though count Murray acquainted them'that he was empowered by the sovereign, as soon as the satissaction demanded was made to the throne, to issue a declaration in his name, which would afford universal content to the nation, and accordingly pressed them in the most urgent terms to the execution of the preliminary articles, yet difficulties still lay in the way which prevented their compliance; but in order to shield themselves from the imputation of obstinacy, or the charge of disaffection, they pleaded the spirit of the constitution, as' well as the written letter of the jojcru entry, bothos which forbade the grant of money until a, full redress of grievances was obtained... 'cano six days after, and continued burning with great fury when the letters, which are dated the zzdof November last, came away. It is remarkable, that no previous notice of this eruption was given by any subterraneous noise taking place, which has generally 'heretofore been observed. By the mails, which arrived on Saturday the 1 zth from Paris, was received an account of the determination of the court_ held at Rome on the affairs of the cardinal de Rohan. On the twelfth of the last month, a particular clonvocation was summoned, confistixig of six of the most respectable personages, who declared, after all proper investigation. more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236754913
  • 9781236754912