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History of Mexico (Volume 6); 1861-1887 (Paperback) Loot Price: R775
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History of Mexico (Volume 6); 1861-1887 (Paperback): Hubert Howe Bancroft
History of Mexico (Volume 6); 1861-1887 (Paperback): Hubert Howe Bancroft

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History of Mexico (Volume 6); 1861-1887 (Paperback)

Hubert Howe Bancroft

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER III. FRENCH OCCUPATION. 1862-1863. Napoleon's Instructions?Arrival Of Foeey's Army?Zabagoza's Death ?Fokey's First Movements?His Neglect Op The Conservative ? Their Subserviency?Maech On Puebla?Indecent Devices?Gen- Eral Condition Op Mexico?Bombardment Of Acapulco?Siege Of Puebla?Fokey Offers Honorable Tkhms?They Are Not Ac- Cepted?Unconditional Surrender?Treatment Of Mexican Pris- Oners? Affairs At Tiie Capital ? Flight Of The Government ? Juarez At San Luis Poiosi?The French Occupy Mexico?Initia- Tory Policy. Napoleox and his cabinet approved the action of Saligny and his colleague; but in the chamber of deputies the republicans, orleanists, arid legitimists jointly opposed the course of the imperial government in Mexico,1 and found fault with Almonte for calling himself supreme chief and trying to establish a government. The news of the disaster of May 5th reached them on the 16th of June. Imprecations were heard everywhere against the Spanish government, Prim, and the Mexicans who had induced Napoleon to send out the expedition. After that the diplomatic functions were left in Saligny's hands. Napoleon wrote Lorencez not to be discouraged on account of the reverse at Puebla. He approved .the protection afforded Almonte and other Mexicans vlio had sought it. He did not wish to force any form of government upon Mexico, desiring only her prosperity and independence in her relations with Europe. 'Among the prominent speakers were Jules Favre, Thiers, and Berryer. NAPOLEON'S VIEWS. 05 He approved Lorencez' conduct, though misunderstood by some.2 Nevertheless, on deciding to despatch more forces, General Forey was appointed com- mander-in-chief, with powers as plenipotentiary; and the emperor wrote him, on the 3d of July, giving his views as to the policy...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2012
First published: October 2012
Authors: Hubert Howe Bancroft
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 18mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 334
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-22209-9
Barcode: 9780217222099
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-22209-9

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