Oranje en de Bataafsche republiek: in diplomatische betrekking tot den eersten Napoleon

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J.G. Broese, 1859 - Всего страниц: 80
 

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Стр. 70 - ... making a satisfactory settlement of affairs in Italy. " 3d. The giving them to some less considerable prince to hold as a separate sovereignty under the guaranty of the great powers, and possibly as annexed to the Germanic body. " 4th. The forming them into a separate and independent republic, under a government formed as nearly as possible on the grounds of their ancient constitution. " These are the different objects to be aimed at, and In this order: — " With respect to our conquests, we...
Стр. 70 - ... nature of the arrangements respecting the Netherlands. " Four different arrangements may probably come in question in this respect, supposing France to abandon the claim of retaining those provinces. These are the following, stated in the order of preference, as they affect our interests: — " 1st. The connecting the settlement of the Netherlands •with the exchange of Bavaria, and giving those provinces to the Elector, in addition to as considerable a portion of German territory as can be...
Стр. 71 - ... the third plan, this would be considered as a very advantageous peace to England. " If we obtain either of the two former, we might consent to substitute Trinidad and Tobago for Martinique or St. Lucie; or we might ultimately accept one of those three islands, (considering, however, Tobago always as necessarily attached to Trinidad, if we retain that island,) together with Minorca, if by so doing we can secure the first of the plans respecting the Netherlands, or any other arrangement of those...
Стр. 71 - ... probably turn on the comparative value of the arrangements to be made respecting our other conquests, and respecting the Netherlands, according to one of the three first plans above mentioned. " If Martinique and St. Lucie can both be retained in the West Indies, and Minorca in Europe ; and Trinidad, Tobago, the small Newfoundland islands, and Goree, with the Indian factories, restored, in return for the third plan, this would be considered as a very advantageous peace to England. " If we obtain...
Стр. 70 - ... sacrifice we could make would induce France to restore the Stadtholder, and to place the government decidedly in his hands ; nor would even that arrangement be secure or permanent, unless the independence of the Netherlands were satisfactorily provided for. " On the other hand, France can have no attachment to the actual directory or constitution in Holland. Some middle line may therefore easily be found in this respect, the real value of which will depend on the nature of the arrangements respecting...
Стр. 70 - ... to ask ; and we are bound, by the treaty of defensive alliance with Turkey, not to make peace without it. " With respect to Holland, it does not appear probable that any sacrifice we could make would induce France to restore the Stadtholder, and to place the government decidedly in his hands; nor would even that arrangement be secure or permanent, unless the independence of the Netherlands were satisfactorily provided for. " On the other hand, France can have no attachment to the actual directory...
Стр. 62 - Prince d'Orange et de mon fils, je declare ici que je ne puis accepter l'arrangement que le gouvernement Brittanique voudroit faire pour l'avantage de ma famille et pour le mien propre, que, comme une faveur spéciale de sa Majesté, qui nous sera d'autant plus précieuse, que nous ne la devrons qu'aux seules bontés du Roi. * * * Vous m'avez parlé de ce que Mr. Addington vous avoit dit dans la conversation que vous...
Стр. 62 - In obedience to his Majesty's commands, I have the honor of communicating to your Royal Highness his Majesty's gracious intention of recommending it to his Parliament to enable him to grant to his Serene Highness the Prince of Orange an annuity of £20,000, in consideration of the losses which the House of Orange has sustained within the last eight years; and likewise of proposing at the same time that the sum of £60,000 be appropriated to the sole use of your Royal Highness, as an especial mark...
Стр. 64 - Maintenant que les préliminaires de la paix sont conclus aux conditions connues du public, sans que le Prince d'Orange soit informé, qu'il ait été rien stipulé à son sujet, il se croit dans l'obligation de rompre ce silence, et regarde comme un devoir indispensable de recommander, de la manière la plus forte et la plus instante...
Стр. 64 - ... dans lequel ces engagemens furent contractés, et diminuer de jour en jour la probabilité, qu'ils pussent sortir leur plein effet. Néanmoins, tant que la guerre a duré, il n'a jamais dû renoncer entièrement à cet espoir, et il a attendu en silence l'issue des événemens Maintenant que les préliminaires de la paix sont conclus aux conditions connues du public, sans que le Prince d'Orange soit informé, qu'il ait été rien stipulé à son sujet, il se croit dans l'obligation de rompre...

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