Congressional Edition Volume 2070

Congressional Edition Volume 2070

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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. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...The Percvian Company. 10 Spruce Street, Xew York, October 19, 1881. Sir: I have the honor toincloe harewith official printed copies of coratu'.inications on behalf of this company to the minister of Peru and Chili at Washington. Duplicates of these inclosures were tiled in the Department of State on the 11th instant, and the originals were personally delivered by Ex-Secretary Bmvtwell, our counsel at Washington, on the 13th. I place these copies in your hands, of course, without comment, and only for your early information. I have reason to suppose that you will receive instructions concerning the interests involved at an early day. It may be proper to add that this company is now fully organized, with a capital of $gf0, (H)0, (HIO; that it includes the best legal, diplomatic, and money resources of the United States; that the title upon which it relies is approved unanimously by a huge staff of eminent counsel, and that it has unqualified assurance of ample governmental backing. It has called for the property, and you may safely rely that it has at command every means of enforcing that call. I send you a recent copy of the Times, which does but reflect the average public sentiment here. All the papers (pre-' liniinarv) in the case I sent to your address in this city before you sailed. We are prepared to treat Chili fairly, even liberally, but only on condition that she recognizes our superior rights. If she raises an issue she will simply get nothing. Right must rule. Your obedient servant, - JACOB R. SHIPHERD. Hon. Jvdson Kilpatrick, United States Minister, Santiago. Mr. Kassox. You say that these two letters to General Kilpatrick, and what you have stated in regard to General Hurlbnt, constitute absolutely all the correspondence which more

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  • Paperback | 628 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 32mm | 1,107g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236622456
  • 9781236622457