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Current History Volume 7, No. 1 (Paperback) Loot Price: R261
Discovery Miles 2 610
Current History Volume 7, No. 1 (Paperback): Anonymous
Current History Volume 7, No. 1 (Paperback): Anonymous

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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. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ... you will bring on war." Cerman Embassy Proicsls There was no shooting. But after a protracted struggle the defenders were overpowered and the papers seized. The German Embassy at once entered its protest. These were official papers. They were sacrosanct. The diplomatic prerogative of a friendly nation had been over ridden and the person of its representa-_ tive insulted. To this the State Department replied that the invaded premises at 60 Wall Street were described in the contract as a private business office for the carrying on of advertising, and that von Igel had not been formally accreditcd as a German representative. When the papers were examined by the Department of Justice the reason for von Igel's determined fight became apparent. Here, in the form of letters, telegrams, notations, checks, receipts, ledgers, cashbooks, cipher codes, lists of spies, and other memoranda and records were found indications--in some instances of the vaguest nature, in others of the most damning conclusiveness--that the German Imperial Government, through its representatives in a then friendly nation, was concerned with--Violation of the laws of the United States. Destruction of lives and property in merchant vessels on the high seas. Irish revolutionary plots against Great Britain. Fomcnting ill-feeling against the United States in Mexico. Subornation of American writers and lecturers. Financing of propaganda. Maintenance of a spy system under the guise oi' a commercial investigation bureau. Subsidizing of a bureau for the purpose of stirring up labor troubles in munition plants. The bomb industry and other related actlvltles. Cerman Ambassador A larmcd From the moment of the seizure of these papers Count von Bernstorff realized that...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Anonymous
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 18mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 334
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-76295-5
Barcode: 9781236762955
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-236-76295-9

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