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His Royal Highness Prince Oscar at the National Celebration of the Centennial Anniversary of American Independence; Held in Philadelphia, U.S.A., July 4, 1876 (Paperback) Loot Price: R284
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His Royal Highness Prince Oscar at the National Celebration of the Centennial Anniversary of American Independence; Held in...
His Royal Highness Prince Oscar at the National Celebration of the Centennial Anniversary of American Independence; Held in...

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His Royal Highness Prince Oscar at the National Celebration of the Centennial Anniversary of American Independence; Held in Philadelphia, U.S.A., July 4, 1876 (Paperback)

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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. 1876. Excerpt: ... tween the king and myself, which facilitated your Majesty's entry into Spain, all ministerial relations being broken, I address you in person to remind you of the loyal and open conduct of Sweden even in the most difficult times. To the communications which M. de Signeul was instructed to make by order of your Majesty, the king answered, that Sweden, convinced that it was to you only that she owed the loss of Finland, could never believe in your friendship, unless you gave her Norway as an indemnification for the mischief which your policy had occasioned her. With regard to all that relates in the Due de Bassano's note to the invasion of Pomerania, and the conduct of the French privateers, the facts speak for themselves; and by comparing the dates, we may judge, Sire, which of the two was in the right, your Majesty or the Swedish Government. A hundred Swedish vessels were captured, and more than two hundred sailors put in irons, when the Government found itself under the necessity of ordering the arrest of a privateer, who, under the French flag, came into our harbors, carried off our ships, and insulted our confidence in the faith of treaties. The Due de Bassano declares that your Majesty has not provoked the war; and nevertheless, Sire, your Majesty passed the Niemen at the head of 400,000 men. From the moment that your Majesty plunged into the centre of that empire, the issue was no longer doubtful. The Emperor Alexander and the King foresaw, as early as the month of August, the result of the campaign and its prodigious consequences. All the military combinations rendered it nearly certain that your Majesty would be taken prisoner. You have escaped, Sire, from tins danger; but your army, the flower of France, Germany, and Italy, no longer exists. There...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Anonymous • Books Group
Creators: General Books
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 32
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-44105-8
Barcode: 9781151441058
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-151-44105-8

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