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George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 6, 10th edition. 5 1 Browse Search
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. Afterwards I received from Lady Charlotte herself communications of great interest, and her sanction to make such use of the letters, as I might desire, even to the printing of them all. Others written by the King in his boyhood to his governor Lord Harcourt, Mr. Harcourt was so obliging as to allow me to peruse at Nuneham. The controversy between Great Britain and her Colonies attracted the attention of all Europe, till at length it became universally the subject of leading interest. To Mr. Harcourt was so obliging as to allow me to peruse at Nuneham. The controversy between Great Britain and her Colonies attracted the attention of all Europe, till at length it became universally the subject of leading interest. To give completeness to this branch of my inquiries, in so far as Great Britain was concerned either as a party or an observer, the necessary documents, after the most thorough and extensive search, were selected from the Correspondence with Ministers, Agents, and others in France, Spain, Holland, Russia, Austria, Prussia, and several of the smaller German Courts, especially Hesse Cassel and Brunswick. The volumes examined for this purpose were very numerous, and the copies for my use reach to all
ermined to preserve peace, Choiseul, who would not have feared war for a great cause like the emancipation of the colonial world, checked the rashness of Spain and assumed the direction of its diplomacy. Grimaldi to Masserano in French Archives; Choiseul to Frances, 6 October, 1770; Choiseul to Frances, 7 October, 1770. Frances to Choiseul, 4 Nov. 1770; Choiseul to Frances, 4 Nov. 1770; Choiseul to Frances, 3 Dec. 1770. But Weymouth was haughty and unreasonable. War is inevitable, said Harcourt to Choiseul. If the English are bent on war, wrote Choiseul to Frances, all that I can say is unavailing. But you will be witness, that I did not wish it. Choiseul to Frances, 5 December, 1770. Si les Anglais la veulent, [la guerre] tout ce que je mande est inutile; mais vous serez temoin que je ne la voulois pas, comme on le suppose. Compare also the dispatches of the British Ambassador to Lord Weymouth, 14 and 16 December, 1770, which confirm exactly the desire of peace expressed