Congressional Edition Volume 2714

Congressional Edition Volume 2714

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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. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...1884: (1) That our suspicions have been correct; that he was endeavoring to make our Government of no effect. (2) That he was carrying out the purposes of Mr. Weber. (3) That he has been continually seeking out means which would bring calamity upon us. At this there arrived the two German ships of war the Marie and the Albatross, aud the King and our Government went and humbled themselves and apologized tc Dr. Stuebel, for they had been put into a stato of great fear by the letters of the Gorman vice-consul, G. von Oertzen, written in March, 1884. The messenger of Dr. Stuebel (Mcisake) also wont to Mulinuu and said, "Alas for our-Government! Trouble is about to be brought to it by the ships of war if they do not accept that treaty." But tho answer to our humbling ourselves and our apology before Dr. Stuebel was that "There can bo no reconciliation with yon unless you accept that treaty." Then we deliberated for two days as to somo means by which we might be delivered from tho unfriendly attitude of Dr. Stuobol and Mr. Wober towards us, and it led to our petition of the 5th of Novembor to Her Majesty tho Queen of England. Dr. Stuebel continued to eagerly urgo upon us to accept that treaty. Wo replied it would be a good thing to give us tho treaty, that wo might examine it and de iberate upon tho meaning of its words, and the King wrote an earnest entreaty to Dr. Stnebel that he would give us the treaty for a day or for a few days, that we might examine it, so as to act with deliberation. This was written on the 10th of November, and an answer was brought from Dr. Stuebel on the same day, which said: "I am unwilling to Sive you a copy of that treaty, for I wish to consider it with the Government." eisake, interpreter...show more

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  • Paperback | 518 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 26mm | 916g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236587685
  • 9781236587688