A Collection of State Papers Relative to the War Against France Now Carrying on by Great Britain and the Several Other European Powers ...

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J. Debrett, 1795
 

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Seite 453 - ... the effusion of soul, that accompanies this simple and touching ceremony ! I am impatient to give you the fraternal embrace, which I am ordered to give in the name of the French people. Come and receive it in the name of the American people, and let this spectacle complete the annihilation of an impious coalition of tyrants...
Seite 173 - That it shall be lawful to stop and detain all vessels loaded wholly or in part with corn, flour or meal, bound to any port in France, or any port occupied by the armies of France...
Seite 466 - That after the said limitation shall take effect as aforesaid, no person born out of the kingdoms of England, Scotland or Ireland or the dominions thereunto belonging (although he be naturalized or made a denizen, except such as are born of English parents) shall be capable to be of the privy council, or a member of either house of parliament...
Seite 384 - ... his Britannic Majesty shall, with all convenient speed, and without causing any destruction, or carrying away any negroes or other property of the American inhabitants...
Seite 403 - ... it corresponds with the solemnity of the occasion, will announce to the world a solicitude for a friendly adjustment of our complaints, and a reluctance to hostility. Going immediately from the United States, such an envoy will carry with him a full knowledge of the existing temper and sensibility of our country, and will thus be taught to vindicate our rights with firmness, and to cultivate peace with sincerity.
Seite 458 - My lords and gentlemen; in all your deliberations, you will undoubtedly bear in mind the true grounds and origin of the war. — An attack was made on us, and on our allies, founded on principles which tend to...
Seite 1 - I have the honour to acquaint you, for the information of my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, that at 5 o'clock PM on the 6th of August last, in latitude 24° 44...
Seite 446 - It shall be lawful for the ships of war of either party, and privateers, freely to carry whithersoever they please the ships and goods taken from their enemies, without being...
Seite 9 - But having gained very credible intelligence, on the 2ift of the fame month, whereby I had reafon to fuppofe the French fleet was then but a few leagues farther to the weftward, the courfe before fleered was altered accordingly.
Seite 447 - ... or make examination concerning the lawfulness of such prizes, but they may hoist sail at any time, and depart and carry their prizes to the places expressed in their commissions, which the commanders of such ships of war shall be obliged to show...

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