The Continental Review

The Continental Review

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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. Excerpt: ...that a considerable band of Montenegrins had penetrated into Albania, to invite the inhabitants of that country to join in the movement, but the reply was, that the Albanians placed no more confidence in Prince Danilo than in the Sultan, and that, besides, they had not the slightest idea of risking their lives and property. Tho Montenegrins expressed great dissatisfaction at such an answer, and seemed inclined to quarrel, but they were in the end obliged to quit the Albanian territory. A telegraphic despatch from Trieste of the 4th, states that by the Constantinople mail of the 26th of February, which had just arrived, accounts had como that the Turkish government had officially contradicted the reports in circulation relative to negotiations opened between Turkey and England for the cession of the island of Perim. An earthquake has taken place at Corinth, which caused great loss of property and life. Thirty persons were killed. Several shocks followed, which did immense damage to property. Sardinia.--An important debate took place in the Pied montese Chamber of Deputies on the 2nd of March, on the subject of the Treaty of Commerce, concluded on the 10th of December last, between Piedmont and Belgium. The committee on the bill proposed the adoption, pure et simple, of the treaty. M. Giavanola, the reporter, supported the treaty at great length, and availed himself of the opportunity of reminding the house of the many ties by which they were united with Belgium. Belgium, he said, had long since possessed the sympathy of Piedmont, thanks to the identity of the institutions of the two countries. Belgium had taken the initiative of other states of the Continent in the practice of a frank and prudent liberty, and could not remain behind in the application...show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 186g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236867343
  • 9781236867346