The Friend Volume 33

The Friend Volume 33

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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. 1860 edition. Excerpt: ... Napoleon and the Pope, but the latter continued firmly to oppose the Emperor's views in regard to giving up a part of hid dominions to Sardinia. It is reported on authority, that the Austrian government has decided to reject the principal propositions submitted by England for the amicable settlement of the Italian question. The rejection has not yet been officially received by the English government. The Emperor of Austria had received a deputation from Hungary, and promised them satisfaction. The news from Austrian-Venitia is of a serious and threatening nature. Numerous arrests continue to be made by the Austrians, in all the towns of Venitia, and two hundred prisoners had been sent to the fortress of Montoon, in chains, without the form of trial. The towns are said to be nearly deserted, in consequence of these acts of violence. The Spaniards had captured the Moorish town of Tctuan on the 2d nil., after a long and fierce struggle, with heavy loss on both sides. The tents, artillery, camels and all the camp equipage of the Moors was taken. United States.--The Treasury.--The receipts last week were nearly $1.500,000; drafts issued $4,879,000, leaving subject to draft $5,628,000. New York.--Mortality last week, 542. The Castle Garden (emigrant) Superintendent officially reports the whole number of passengers arriving there from foreign ports, during the year 1859, at 85,602, an increase over those of the preceding year of 1376. Philadelphia.--Mortality last week, 247. Of consumption, 43; croup, 14; scarlet fever, 12; inflammation of the lungs, 21; adults, 98; children, 149. Lots of an Ocean Steamer.--On the 20th ult., the steamship Hungarian which left Liverpool for Portland on the 8th, ran ashore on the coast of Nova Scotia, near Cape...show more

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  • Paperback | 752 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 38mm | 1,320g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236875915
  • 9781236875914