The Sessional Papers Printed by Order of the House of Lords, or Presented by Royal Command, in the Session 1850, (13 &14 Victoriae, ) Arranged in Volu

The Sessional Papers Printed by Order of the House of Lords, or Presented by Royal Command, in the Session 1850, (13 &14 Victoriae, ) Arranged in Volu

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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. 1850 edition. Excerpt: ... Russia, and that the latter had sustained considerable losses. Other accounts, which have just reached me, represent the Hungarians as having fought with great intrepidity, and describe them as more resolute since the Russians appeared on the soil. The Russian contingent 163 is stated to consist at present of 10,000 men of all arms in Hermanstadt and Cronstadt (who are ruled by the Austrian leaders to count for nothing in the effective, as they merely do garrison-duty), and a like number who are blended with the Austrian troops in the field of active operations. It is computed that Russian reinforcements to the extent of 18,000 men (including a large proportion of cavalry and nine troops of horse-artillery) will reach Transylvania before the end of March. I need scarcely mention to your Excellency that no one in these directions believes the Austrian assurance that this Russian intervention is merely ephemeral, and still less that it is the consequence of General Puehner's individual appeal to the Russian Commander in Wallachia, without the sanction of the Government at Vienna. According to the pubhshed army bulletins, there had been nothing but brilliant and consecutive successes against the Hungarians; so that it is impossible to reconcile these assertions with the professions of extreme helplessness which could alone palliate a resort to the Russians. Much more credence is given to an address printed in the Servian newspaper, purporting to be from the Northern to the Southern Slaves, claiming brotherhood, and suggesting that the appropriate work of the Servians would be to clear the Banat of Magyars, while the Russian military co-operated for the same object in Siebenbiirgen. This writing is dated from Bucharest, and bears the signature of...show more

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  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 517g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236628845
  • 9781236628848