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Dreyfus (Paperback) Loot Price: R439
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Dreyfus (Paperback): William Harding

Dreyfus (Paperback)

William Harding

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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. 1899. Excerpt: ... Chapter XLVffl. APPEAL TO EMPEROR WILLIAM AND KING HUMBERT Maitre Labori telegraphed personal appeals to Emperor William and King Humbert to grant permission to Colonel Schwartzkoppen and Major Panizzardi, German and Italian military attaches in Paris in 1894, to come to Rennes to testify at the trial of Captain Dreyfus. The appeals were couched in eloquent terms, invoking the assistance of their majesties in the name of justice and humanity. The demand of Maitre Labori that the court-martial should issue process, subject to the approval of the two sovereigns, came like a thunderbolt on September 5th. The step was fraught with momentous consequences, as it afforded Emperor William an opportunity again to assume his favorite r6le of arbiter of the destinies of the world. Colonel Jouaust told Maitre Demange at the close of the session that if he received official notification that Colonel Schwartzkoppen and Major Panizzardi were coming to depose he would be prepared to adjourn the trial pending their arrival. A remarkable circumstance, and one that was significant of the relations between the two eminent advocates who are conducting the defence, was the fact that Maitre Labori telegraphed the German Emperor and the King of Italy on his own initiative, without consulting or advising Maitre Demange. The Minister of War, General the Marquis de Gallifet, on September 5th sent orders to the generals and other military witnesses to leave Rennes and return to their respective posts within two hours after the conclusion of the depositions, and not to be present during the pleadings. M. Cernuschi, the political refugee, who appeared before the courtmartial on September 4th, as a witness for the prosecution, was not examined by the court during the time it sat behind...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: William Harding
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 138
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-01920-2
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-01920-8
Barcode: 9781151019202

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