The Hawaiian Incident; An Examination of Mr. Cleveland's Attitude Toward the Revolution of 1893 Volume 3

The Hawaiian Incident; An Examination of Mr. Cleveland's Attitude Toward the Revolution of 1893 Volume 3

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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. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...--The only fact that I took under consideration was that it was a de facto Government, and if that de facto Government had proposed to annex to Mormondom, 1 should have recognized it. I should have recognized it regardless of any ulterior purposes of that Government. Senator Gray.--In this important condition of affairs in Hawaii, you did not consider it necessary to examine the terms on which that Government was established? Mr. Stevens.--All I wanted to know was that it was a de facto Government, and that information I had. Senator Gray.--Where did you get it, except from the proclamation? Mr. Stevens--From parties who came from the Government house and informed me, and I presume they sent a copy of the proclamation. Senator Gray.--Who were they? Mr. Stevens.--My impression is that Charles Carter was one and Mr. Pringle was another. Mr. Pringle was acting as my aid. Others gave me the information. Which one brought it first I could not swear. I think I first received the information from my daughter. Senator Gray.--What time in the afternoon did this fact come to your knowledge, that the Provisional Government had been proclaimed? Mr. Stevens.--Probably--I cannot say positively; I did not look at the watch--half-past 2 or 3. It might have been earlier or a little later. Senator Gray.--By whom did you send your note of recognition? Mr. Stevens.--That I cannot say positively. Senator Gray.--Did you send it back by the messenger from the Provisional Government? Mr. Stevens.--I sent it by some one whom I considered a reliable messenger. Senator Gray.--And you cannot say who it was? Mr. Stevens.--No; I cannot say that. It may have been Mr. Pringle, or it may have been one of the clerks in the foreign office Senator Gray.--How soon after you were...show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236624882
  • 9781236624888