A Selection from the Correspondence of Abraham Hayward from 1834 to 1884; With an Account of His Early Life Volume 1

A Selection from the Correspondence of Abraham Hayward from 1834 to 1884; With an Account of His Early Life Volume 1

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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. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ... through. I have no gossip or scandal of any sort to tell you. Lord Lincoln tells me that his father's recovery is hopeless--it is only an affair of months. I have been scribbling with reckless haste to save the post. Lamington, Lanarkshire. 1' The late Lord Lytton. I Monckton Milnes, the late Lord Houghton. Great excitement was caused in England by a Papal Bull, re storing and re-establishing a hierarchy of Catholic Bishops in this country. Ever most sincerely yours, A. HAYWARD. General Von Radowitz visited England in I850. He had been Secretary of Prussian Foreign Affairs from April 1849 until November I850. As being the virtual Prime Minister of Prussia, Radowitz had excited much attention when, owing to the state of affairs in Hesse Cassel, Austria and Prussia were brought face to face, and seemed to be on the point of going to war, and settling in a pitched battle their claims to the dictatorship of Germany. But the Cabinet of Berlin lost heart, the war party was outvoted, and the Hessians were compelled to take back their detested Hassenphlug. Immediately after his defeat and retirement, Radowitz came to England, and a considerable sensation was produced by his reception at Windsor Castle, which he visited two or three times by special invitation. He told Mr. Hayward that all he needed in the crisis was the moral support of England. Even an expression of opinion, or a sign of sympathy, would have sufficed; but no sign was given, and he fell. That the English nation wished well to his cause was notorious. 'Although he did not speak English, the impression left of his conversational powers in the literary, fashionable, and political world of London was highly favourable. His knowledge seemed universal, and his memory...show more

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  • Paperback | 90 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 177g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236807278
  • 9781236807274