The Edinburgh Annual Register Volume 16, Pts. 1-3

The Edinburgh Annual Register Volume 16, Pts. 1-3

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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. 1824 edition. Excerpt: ...government, but likewise that of the King, my master. His Majesty feels sincerely for the King and the people of Spain, he is anxious to see a termination of the evils and misfortunes by which that country is afflicted; and that it should be prosperous and happy. His Majesty likewise earnestly desires that the usual relations of amity and good neighbourhood may be re-established between France and Spain; and his Majesty's government would have been anxious to co-operate with those of his allies, in allaying the existing irritation, and in preventing a possible rupture. But his Majesty's government are of opinion, that to animadvert upon the internal transactions of an independent state, unless such transactions affect the essential interests of his Majesty's subjects, is inconsistent with those principles on which his Majesty has invariably acted on all questions relating to the internal concerns of other countries; that such animadversions, if made, must involve his Majesty in serious responsibility, if they should produce any effect; and must irritate, if they should not; and if addressed, as proposed, to the Spanish government, are likely to be injurious to the best interests of Spain, and to produce the worst consequences upon the probable discussions between that country and France. The King's government must, therefore, decline to advise his Majesty to hold a common language with his allies upon this occasion; and it is so necessary for his Majesty not to be supposed to participate in a measure of this description, and calculated to produce such consequences.that his government must equally refrain from advising his Majesty to direct that any communication should be made to the Spanish government on the subject of its relations more

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  • Paperback | 534 pages
  • 188.98 x 246.13 x 27.43mm | 943.47g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236862422
  • 9781236862426