f the Most Holy Synod, Active Privy Councillor, Secretary of State of His Majesty the Emperor.
Mr. E. V. Frisch, President of the Department of Legislation of the Imperial Council, Active Privy Councillor, Secretary of State of His Majesty the Emperor.
Mr. de Martens, Privy Councillor, permanent member of the Council of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
His Excellency the Duke of Tetua<*>, ex-Minister of Foreign Affairs, Senator of the Kingdom, Grandee of Spain.
Mr. Bienvenido Oliver, Director-General of the Ministry of Justice, ex-Delegate of Spain to the Conference on Private International Law at The Hague.
Dr. Manuel Torres Campos, Professor of International Law at the University of Grenada, associate member of the Institute of International Law.
Sweden and Norway.
Mr. S. R. D. K. d'olivecrona, member of the International Law institute, ex-Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Kingdom of Sweden, Doctor of Laws and Letters at Stockholm.
stamps in America.
In Boston was a great elm, under which the Sons of liberty held meetings, and it was known as Liberty tree.
On its branches the effigies of leaders among the supporters of the British ministers were hung.
The house of Secretary Oliver, who had been appointed stamp-distributor, was attacked by a mob (Aug. 15, 1765), who broke his windows and furniture, pulled down a small building which they supposed he was about to use as a stamp-office, and frightened him into speedy rescts, yet the rioters went unpunished, an indication that they had powerful sympathizers.
Indemnification for losses by the officers of the crown was demanded by the British government and agreed to by Massachusetts.
Hutchinson received $12,000; Oliver, $645; Story, $255; Hallowell, $1,446.
The commissioners of customs arrived in Boston in May, 1768, and began their duties with diligence.
The sloop Liberty, belonging to John Hancock, arrived in Boston Harbor June 10, with a cargo of wine fr