A Collection of Treaties Between Great Britain and Other Powers Volume 1

A Collection of Treaties Between Great Britain and Other Powers Volume 1

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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. 1790 edition. Excerpt: ...shall join himself with the four contracting Powers, to compel him that shall refuse the said conditions, and shall furnish his quota of succours according to the distribution to be made thereupon. V. If the Catholic King, out of regard to the public good, and a persuasion that an exchange of the kingdoms of Sicily and Sardinia is necessary for the maintenance of the general peace, shall agree thereto, and embrace the conditions of peace to be made with the Emperor as above; and on the other hand, if the King of Sardinia shall reject such an exchange, and persist in retaining Sicily; in that case the King of Spain shall restore Sardinia to the Emperor, who (saving his supreme dominion over it) shall put the same into the custody of the most Serene King of Great Britain, and of the Lords the States General, for so long time, till Sicily being reduced, the King of Sardinia shall sign the above-mentioned conditions of a treaty with the Emperor, and shall agree to accept the kingdom of Sardinia as an equivalent for the kingdom of Sicily; which being done, he shall be admitted into the possession thereof by the King of Great Britain and the States General. But if his Imperial Majesty T 4 should I should not be able to conquer Sicily, and reduce it under his power, in that cafe the King of Great Britain, and the States General, shall restore to him the kingdom of Sardinia; and in the mean time his Imperial Majesty shall enjoy the revenues of the said kingdom, which shall exceed the charge of keeping it. VI. But in case the King of Sardinia shall consent to the said exchange, and the King of Spain shall refuse, in this case the Emperor, being aided by the succours of the rest of the contractors, shall attack Sardinia; with which succours they on their...show more

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  • Paperback | 174 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 322g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236648579
  • 9781236648570