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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Berlin decree, the. (search)
g in the coasting-trade between one hostile port and another, a commerce hitherto allowed, with some slight exceptions. This was but the extension to all hostile ports of the blockade of the coast from the Elbe to Brest established by a former order. On Nov. 17, 1807, another British Order in Council was issued, which prohibited all neutral trade with France or her allies, unless through Great Britain. In retaliation for these orders Napoleon promulgated, Dec. 17, 1807, from his Palace at Milan, a decree which extended and made more vigorous that issued at Berlin. It declared every vessel which should submit to be searched by British cruisers. or should pay any tax, duty, or license money to the British government, or should be found on the high seas or elsewhere bound to or from any British port, denationalized and forfeit. With their usual servility to the dictates of the conqueror, Spain and Holland issued similar decrees. In March, 1810, information reached the President
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Declaration of Independence, Dutch. (search)
ather and himself, by whose valor he got so glorious and memorable victories over his enemies that his name and power became famous and dreaded over all the world, forgetting also the advice of his said imperial majesty, made to him before to the contrary, did rather hearken to the counsel of those Spaniards about him, who had conceived a secret hatred to this land and to its liberty, because they could not enjoy posts of honor and high employments here under the States as in Naples, Sicily, Milan, and the Indies, and other countries under the King's dominion. Thus allured by the riches of the said provinces, wherewith many of them were well acquainted, the said counsellors, I say, or the principal of them, frequently remonstrated to the King that it was more for his majesty's reputation and grandeur to subdue the Low Countries a second time, and to make himself absolute (by which they mean to tyrannize at pleasure), than to govern according to the restrictions he had accepted, and a
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Milan decree. (search)
Milan decree. See Berlin decree, the; embargo acts; orders in council.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Music and musicians in the United States. (search)
l Society organizedNov. 7, 1786 Oliver Holden, of Charlestown, composer of Coronation, publishes The American harmony, in 3 and 4 parts1792 Mrs. Oldmixon, Nee George, makes her debut in America in Inkle and YaricoDec. 5, 1798 Euterpean Musical Society, New York City1800 Massachusetts Musical Society, Boston.1807 Barber of Seville sung by French artists in New OrleansJuly 12, 1810 Handel and Haydn Society organized in Boston, April 20, 1815; incorporated.Feb. 9, 1816 Clari, the maid of Milan, libretto by John Howard Payne, containing the song Home, sweet home, first produced in New YorkNov. 12, 1823 New York Sacred Music Society, organized 1823, gives its first concertMarch 15, 1824 New York Choral Society gives its first concert at St. George's Church, Beekman StreetApril 20, 1824 Manuel Garcia, with his wife, his son Manuel, daughter Marietta (Malibran), appears in Italian opera in New York CityNov. 29, 1825 Musical conventions in America originate in New Hampshire, where