Official Papers Relative to the Negociation with France, Presented by His Majesty's Command, to Both Houses of Parliament, 22d December, 1806

Official Papers Relative to the Negociation with France, Presented by His Majesty's Command, to Both Houses of Parliament, 22d December, 1806

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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. 1807 edition. Excerpt: ...thiisproposal was not made either directly, or. throu@ the channel of an accredited minister: of its authenticity, however, no one could entertain the smallest doubt. ' Independently of the authority which it derived from the character of the person einployed to communicate it, it seemed to agree completely with what had been previously announced. For '" The Emperor desires nothing that 'England: piZ.ssesses,"' (an avowal made at the"t o'ri'imeiiceinent of the correspondence between the. two courts) 'was a natural prelude to such a preposal.. ' 4 '.His Majesty regarded the cession of Hanover as a proof of the spirit of jLl:1lC8 in which the proposal was conceived, because this 'electorate, although occupied on account of.a supd posed identity of interests and of. lneasures, in fact had no recents. latiouwhatever with the disputes which produced the present war; and his 'Majesty saw.in-the principle hitherto acknow-v ledged as the ge.ne.ral basis of 'negotiation, a basiapeculiarly 'adapted to the relatiye situatiqng of the twoparties, ' which he considered a proof that France was as sincerely disposed as Great Britain to put an eudfto an order of things, equally.pr6cents Judicial to the interests of both G01-mtIies.' portantchange by the continuailce of the waif'; 'the superiority of the naval force of Great'Britain being, according to'alappearance, not less firmly established on the's;eas',5 than that 0! the armiesof France on the continent 5f Europe.' '-r ' posal of treating" upon the'princ'iple of anti possidetis; with the. reservation due' to the connection' anshow more

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