A Collection of State Papers, Relative to the War Against France; Now Carrying on by Great Britain and the Several Other Europ. Powers ... Many of W

A Collection of State Papers, Relative to the War Against France; Now Carrying on by Great Britain and the Several Other Europ. Powers ... Many of W

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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. 1795 edition. Excerpt: ...ambassadors froin the Palatinate and Saxony supported the motion. The ambassador from the Elector of Brandenburg had no objection to it. The ambassadors from the courts of Constance and Wurtem-berg, and the rest of all the courts of Germany, voted in favour of the motion, which was then carried by a majority of votes, that the deliberations should commence within four weeks after that day, namely, on the 5th of December next. It was then requested, that the court of the Elcctorate of Mentz should state the order of the debates of that day; which the ambassasidor stated as follows z ' a 1. Whether r. Whether, at the same time, whilst vigorous measures of de. sence are taken by the empire, whilst the system of quintuple contingent has been adopted, it should-not be necessary also to enter into a negociation of peace, or at least of a cessation of hostilities? ' 2. Which are the means by which such a negociatiou may be obtained P It is said that the court of Vienna is not at all inclined to favour this motion of the Elector of Mentz. The Austrian ambalsadors, sin' several courts, intimated, that the Emperor expected, that, after the expenses and losses he incurred during this war, that the empire, with respect to a peace, or continuation of war, would rleave entirely the (lecision to him alone. The Emperor, however, is determined not to oppose the free deliberation on tha-tsubject by the diet, and will only exercise his power of negociating for peace, br continuing the war. a co-state, he will allow a free course to affairs, in the hope that at the conclusion of the deliberation: of the empire, negociations for peace will not be proposed to him alone. " _ In the sitting of the Germanic diet, on the 5th and rath Dec. the following votes...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236626699
  • 9781236626691