Notes of the War in Spain by Thomas SteeleNotes of the War in Spain by Thomas Steele

Notes of the War in Spain

byThomas Steele

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1824. Excerpt: ... shells from mortars; there were 252 discharges of ©bus, and 332 of cannon. August 7.--&c. &c. &c. August 21.--At half after nine o'clock General Morillo entered the town, and took the command, &c. &c. The above Extracts, which I have selected from the military " Diario" of Corunna, will, I believe, be found to be some of the most inte testing. No. V. Sketch of the Affairs of Galicia; and Sir Robert Wilson's Correspondence with Morillo, referred to from Chapter Seventeen. As the policy in which this Correspondence had its commencement was approved of in a Council of War, and by the Civil Authorities of Corunna; as its renewal was resolved on in the Junta of Vigo, with the concurrence of the Commissioner of the Government of Cadiz; and as the Spanish Ministry ultimately confirmed by its sanction the principle in which it had its origin, I shall enter into the subject with more minuteness than usual. The mere publication of the two first letters which passed between them, would be quite sufficient to prove that the English General was, under Morillo's own hand, not only abundantly authorized to continue the correspondence, but must have been very remiss and inconsistent with his own principle, unless he protracted it to the utmost on such a concession. "You, Senor General, as well as your illustrious friends, may assist to fix in an honorable and suitable manner, the fate, 8je.--" Again--" I conclude by supplicating you, to use the influence which you possess over the leaders of Corunna, that you will dispose them to embrace the means of conciliation, and not cause, &c."--" and justice and peace shall reign together." "Again 1 ask your Excellency not to neglect the means of rendering this country such an important service, worthy of a true Liberal, and ...
Title:Notes of the War in SpainFormat:PaperbackDimensions:68 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217736734

ISBN - 13:9780217736732