The Negotiations of Count D'Avaux

The Negotiations of Count D'Avaux

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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. 1754 edition. Excerpt: ... and &Clared to him, that he no longer wondered at the flrenuous instances made to-the Emperor by the States General and the Prince of Oranoe in particular, and about which the Prince of ' range had Ten so warmly talking to him, that the EmPf-'ror would clap up a peace with the Grand Sig"Of, and fall upon France; and that he would make an alliance with the protestant powers: that he (Hohenlo-)-now saw, that, under pretence of the Public good-, they had a design-to do a general inJury to the Catholic religion; that he had the nePessary instructions from the Emperor toact with "Te protestant princes of Germany; but that if he had fuller powers, and more positive orders to put an end to this affair, he would-rather have suffered t e loss of an arm than to have done it; that he Would not but have come to the Hague for half of his estate, because he could never have been so, clearly informed of things as he had seen them of Orange absolutely determined for a war against your Majesty, at all hazards; but that he wfl? convinced, that this Prince had no better motiVe to engage the States than that of religion, which would prove the ruin of the catholics. He also dC' sired M. Cramprick to have an eye on Colomar because the Spanish aim at kindling a war, zmrclY for their own interests. I was informed of th15 conversation last Friday. I did not sail immediatClY to desire the envoy of England, as also the Polishenvoy, who knew the Count de Hohenlo vCsY, well, by having seen him last year at the court OT Mentz, to maintain him in those sentiments. A5 I know M. Crampriclfls sentiments, and that if? has such a religious zeal, that no other topic 15 so powerful with him, Ienter into his tentimenti upon that head, and agree with him, that it...show more

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  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236877020
  • 9781236877024