Camden Third Series Volume 7

Camden Third Series Volume 7

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...the original contre prqjet, I could not withold my concurrence to it as it is at present drawn up. The second separate and secret article I agreed to as a sort of compromise, for the necessary insertion of the four months which I had insisted should appear in the first separate article which was to be communicated to the Court of Vienna.--It was certainly desirable that the Austrian Ministry should have an interest in not delaying the period of commencing hostilities, though I could not obtain the concurrence of Prince Czartoryski to this provision, but by consenting to a secret article between the Courts of London and St. Petersburg, by which a farther extension of time should be given to the Emperor of Germany to become a member of the alliance against France. 140 omrncnss RELATING ro res The enclosed declaration B ' signed by Prince Czartoryski and M. N ovosilzow was delivered to me immediately after the signature of the treaty. I expressed my regret that his Imperial Majesty had judged it expedient, that the Plenipotentiaries should give in a paper of that nature upon any such frivolous objection as that to which the declaration alludes, but at the same time I promised to forward it to your lordship together with the treaty of alliance. Such my lord are the observations with which I have felt it necessary to accompany the treaty I have concluded with this Court. I am aware of the responsibility I have incurred, and shall look with a very anxious eye for the approbation of my sovereign; my conduct has been guided by what in my conscience I thought best for the interests of my country, and with the latitude afforded by the instructions I have received, I could not I thought consistently with my duty risk the rupture of the...
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  • Paperback | 106 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 204g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236887735
  • 9781236887733