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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 98 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 10 78 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 4, 15th edition. 60 0 Browse Search
Baron de Jomini, Summary of the Art of War, or a New Analytical Compend of the Principle Combinations of Strategy, of Grand Tactics and of Military Policy. (ed. Major O. F. Winship , Assistant Adjutant General , U. S. A., Lieut. E. E. McLean , 1st Infantry, U. S. A.) 46 0 Browse Search
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 40 0 Browse Search
H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia. 36 0 Browse Search
William Hepworth Dixon, White Conquest: Volume 2 36 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 32 0 Browse Search
Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army . 28 0 Browse Search
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 20 0 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: December 16, 1861., [Electronic resource], Federal relations with foreign Powers. (search)
he year 1791, he had an interview with Lord Elgin, envoy from the younger Pitt, at that time Premier of Great Britain, and M. Bischofswerder, envoy of the King of Prussia, the object of which was to concert a plan for the dismemberment of France, then agitated by the throes of that mighty Revolution which threw down all the old lanhquake. In conformity with the views expressed at that interview, it was asserted at the time, and was no doubt true, that the Emperor of Germany and the King of Prussia, at an interview held at Pilnitz a few months after, (July, 1792,) actually signed a treaty to the effect indicated. In pursuance of this treaty, the Duke of Brunswick and the King of Prussia entered France with an army of 110,000 men within less than a mouth after; and the former, disguising his real object under the pretence of interfering in favor of Louis XVI., issued his famous proclamation, in which he threatened to put every Frenchman who took up arms in defence of the soil on which
imultaneously with the execution of the convention, unless we intended that they (England and France) shall be made parties to our controversy, and that the very facts of your hesitation was an additional reason why they should insist upon making such contemporaneous declarations as they proposed. These remarks of Mr. Thouvenel are certainly distinguished by entire frankness. It shall be my effort to reply to them with moderation and candor. In 1856 France, Great Britain, Russia, Prussia, Sardinia, and Turkey, being assembled in Congress at Paris, with a view to modify the law of nations so as to meliorate the evils of maritime war, adopted and set forth a declaration, which is in the following words:-- 1. Privateering is and remains abolished. 2. The neutral flag covers enemy's goods, with the exception of contraband of war. 3. Neutral goods, with the exception of contraband of war, are not liable to capture under enemy's flag. 4. Blockades, in order to