A Collection of State Tracts Volume 3

A Collection of State Tracts Volume 3

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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. 1707 edition. Excerpt: ...it is regulated and confirm'd according to the Lav of Nations, common to alt; and being so to be understood, it is ridiculous among Civilians to imagine that a Consideration of Laws Municipal, or Customs belonging to any particular Country under the Dominion of either of the Treating Princes, can intervene, or be admitted afterwards to the overthrowing of the Treaty, or the depriving either of the Parties of the Benefit and Security which he hath thereby. It's a thing not to be nam'd among States-men; for without the Renunciation, the Treaty had never been agreed on; and it was so carefully penaed, as if a Grand Council Of Civil Lawyers had been calJ'd to outdo all former Expressions us'd in such Contracts, and to find out new binding Clauses to take off all possibility of Evasion: And yet against the very Sense and find of that Renunciation, the French (as all Men know) under that so flight Pretence of a Claim, fell foul on a sudden upon Flanders and other Parts with their Army; which was their First Invasion upon those Countries after that Treaty. '. The French Bot tifl farther observable, That this Invasion, so contrary to the French EaKingi in-gagements, and so destructive of the very Essence of the aforesaid Pyrenaan TrearKow-tJr- was attended with some Circumstances no less surprizing than the Breach it Countries, The ne was that which pass'd at Paris between the Marquis de la Fuente, attended Embassador Extraordinary of Spain, and the French King. And the other was with fur-what the Archbisliop of Ambrun, Ambassador of France in the Court of Spam, S T ic, ar'd there in nis Master's Name.-.-!/ us, A tQ thfi Firsl fumte j, ayjQg recciv'd a Call home to Spain, and being jealous that, the great Preparations then made in France.show more

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  • Paperback | 624 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 32mm | 1,098g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236487826
  • 9781236487827