Chronological History of the West Indies, Volumen3

Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, & Green, 1827 - 872 páginas

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Página 566 - Art. 10. Whereas the traffic in slaves is irreconcileable with the principles of humanity and justice, and whereas both his Majesty and the United States are desirous of continuing their efforts to promote its entire abolition, it is hereby agreed, that both the contracting parties shall use their best endeavours to accomplish so desirable an object.
Página 262 - stated to you, for the information of my lords commissioners of the admiralty, that General Rochambeau had made proposals for capitulating, which, though inadmissible, I thought soon must lead to others more reasonable. The event has justified my opinion; but I am sorry to say, that officer, whose actions are too extraordinary to account for, had on the 19th
Página 230 - I have the honour to acquaint you, for the information of the lords commissioners of the admiralty, that, on my arrival at Barbadoes on the 17th, late in the evening, having consulted Lieutenant-General Grinfield, with respect to the intended cooperations of the army and navy, I instantly took measures to prevent further supplies being thrown into St. Lucia, (the ships
Página 609 - 11. The treaty of Paris of the 30th of May, 1814, and the final act of the congress of Vienna of the 9th of June, 1815, are confirmed, and shall be maintained in all such of their enactments which shall not have been modified by the articles of the present treaty.
Página 532 - The present additional articles shall form an integral part of the treaty of friendship and alliance signed on the 5th day of July, and shall have the same force and validity as if they were inserted word for word, and shall be ratified within forty days, or sooner if possible.
Página 368 - I am much gratified in transmitting you, for the information of the lords commissioners of the admiralty, the copy of a letter I have just received from Captain Brisbane of the Arethusa, acquainting me of the capture of His Catholic Majesty's frigate Pomona; the destruction of twelve gun-boats, and the explosion of a castle,
Página 522 - purpose they have named their respective plenipotentiaries; that is to say, his Royal Highness the Prince Regent, acting in the name and on the behalf of His Britannic Majesty, Henry Earl
Página 388 - in the workhouse, for a space not exceeding six months, or by whipping, not exceeding thirty-nine stripes, or both, as shall be in those cases respectively adjudged. " And be it further enacted and ordained by the authority aforesaid, that from and after the said first day of July
Página 234 - the earliest information should be sent of the surrender of this colony, and that of Essequibo, to his Majesty's forces, I beg leave to acquaint you, for the information of the lords commissioners of the admiralty, the capitulation was signed on board the Heureux, yesterday morning. In the evening, the Hornet and Netley entered the river, and
Página 524 - Art. 8. His Britannic Majesty, stipulating for himself and his allies, engages to restore to His most Christian Majesty, within periods afterwards to be fixed, the colonies, fisheries, factories, and establishments of every kind which France possessed on the 1st of January, 1792, in the seas or on the continents of America, Africa,

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