Nouveau Recueil de Traites D'Alliance, de Paix, de Treve, de Neutralite, de Commerce, de Limites, D'Echange Etc. Et de Plusieurs Autres Actes Servant a la Connaissance de Relations Etrangeres, Des Puissances Et Etats de L'Europe

Nouveau Recueil de Traites D'Alliance, de Paix, de Treve, de Neutralite, de Commerce, de Limites, D'Echange Etc. Et de Plusieurs Autres Actes Servant a la Connaissance de Relations Etrangeres, Des Puissances Et Etats de L'Europe

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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. 1828 edition. Excerpt: ...war has for several years raged between certain tribes of the liussoo nation and the inhabitants of the countries bordering on the Sherbro liulloms', which countries the said tribes ofthe Kussoos have conquered and destroied, and the defencelefs inhabitants of which they have cruelly murdered or sold into slavery: and Whereas the liussoo tribes have already commenced hostilities against the said Sherbro Bulloms, and' have overrun and depopulated part of the territories belonging to the said Banka, King of Sherbro, and Ya Comba, queen of Ya Co1nba, -their allies, tributary Kings, chiefs and headtnen, and have manifested 'so determined a spirit as to leave no room to doubt that their ultimate object is, _'to overrun the said territories, to exterminate the present possessors of the soil by the sword, or by selling them into slavery; and so satisfied thereof are the said'Ban.ka and Ya Comba, their tributary Kings, chiefs and headmen, that they have, of their own free vvill and accord, stepped for" ard and thrown themselves and their countries upon the protection of his excellency ( governorgeneral of.Sierra Leone and the British government, as the surest means of saving themselves and s_ub jects from the destruction threatened by their cruel and implacable enemies: and whereas, in the progrefs of the said war violent outrages have been committed by parties to tle war, upon the property and persons of British subjects engaged in lawful trade and cominercef, plundering: the one, seizing and selling into _slavery the others: " and whereas bis exfcellenqy the governor general of Sierra Leone, feeling no lets apprehension for the peace and security of His Britannie...show more

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  • Paperback | 222 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 404g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236867912
  • 9781236867919