A Royalist Family Irish and French (1689-1789) and Prince Charles Edward

A Royalist Family Irish and French (1689-1789) and Prince Charles Edward

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...to the honour of the King and the pleasure which all souls like yours have in doing great things, will be your motives. They will also be the measure3 of the sentiments of esteem and distinguished goodwill with which I shall always be, Madam, your affectionate and sincere friend. 1 King Stanislaus of Poland.--Tr. - Lord Clancarty--Tr.! AbW (later Cardinal) de Bernis.--Tr. 6 ' Manager.'--Tr. 3 Heguerty (de Paris).--Tr. C. P. Note by the Translator.--The above letter with the few lines to Mr. Le Grand (Mr. Walsh) preceding it is reproduced as a facsimile of the Prince's writing in the French edition, after the printed copy of the same. MONSIEUR LE GRAND 26//t Novber. 1757. I Have received, Sir, yours of the 19th current. I can assure you that Mr. Burton despises heartily all the criticisms of his little clerks. He has planned a system for himself and he will follow it. Everything has its time (there is a time for everything); for the present what he does is to the purpose. I know well the clerk whom you call Metcaf,5 it is not the first time that he has wanted to meddle with things which do not concern him. He is quite devoted to the wife of Bertie,6 thus I am not surprised at his remarks. As to Verdum I do not know who he is; explain his name to me, even in case you have to name him another time. It is a month since I wrote to you about the passport for my friend Mr. Douglas; you know that the one he had expired the 1st of this month, therefore do not neglect to get the new one and send it at once to your true friend, 1 Allusion to the alliance of France with 3 ' Regie.'--Tr. Maria Theresa at the outset of the Seven 4 His partisans. Years' War and of the rupture with England. 6 King of Sweden.--Tr. 1 The King of France.--Te. Lord...show more

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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236527186
  • 9781236527189