History Of Friedrich Ii. Of Prussia, Called Frederick The Great (volume 4) by Thomas CarlyleHistory Of Friedrich Ii. Of Prussia, Called Frederick The Great (volume 4) by Thomas Carlyle

History Of Friedrich Ii. Of Prussia, Called Frederick The Great (volume 4)

byThomas Carlyle

Paperback | January 5, 2012

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1858. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... 17S1. CHAPTER V. INTERVIEW OF MAJESTY AND CROWN-PRINCE AT C0STRTN. Ever since the end of November last year, CrownPrince Friedrich, in the eclipsed state, at Ciistrin, has been prosecuting his probationary course, in the Domain Sciences and otherwise, with all the patience, diligence and dexterity he could. It is false, what one reads in some foolish Books, that Friedrich neglected the functions assigned him as assessor in the Kricgs- und Domdnen-Kammer. That would not have been the safe course for him I The truth still evident is, he set himself with diligence to learn the Friedrich-Wilhelm methods of administering Domains, and the art of Finance in general, especially of Prussian Finance, the best extant then or since; -- Finance, Police, Administrative Business; -- and profited well by the Raths appointed as tutors to him, in the respective branches. One Hille was his Finance-tutor; whose "Kompendium" drawn up and made use of on this occasion, has been printed in our time; and is said to be, in brief compass, a highly instructive Piece; throwing clear light on the exemplary Friedrich-Wilhelm methods.* These the Prince did actually learn; and also practise, all his life,-- "essentially following his Father's methods," say the Authorities, -- with great advantage to himself, when the time came. . Preou, 1.58 n. Solid Nicolai hunted diligently after traces of him in the Assessor business here; and found some: -- Order from Papa, to "make Eeport upon the Glassworks of the Neumark;" Autograph signatures to common Reports, one or two; and some traditions of his having had a hand in planning certain Farm Buildings still standing in those parts: -- but as the Kammer Records of Custrin, and Custrin itself, were utterly burnt by the Russians in 1758, such traces had ...
Title:History Of Friedrich Ii. Of Prussia, Called Frederick The Great (volume 4)Format:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:January 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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