Sketches of the war in Greece, extracts from correspondence, with notes by R. L. Green (E-bok fra Google)

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1827
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Side 324 - The contracting Powers will offer to the Ottoman Porte their mediation, with the view of bringing about a reconciliation between it and the Greeks. This offer of mediation shall be made to this Power immediately after the ratification of the Treaty, by means of a collective declaration signed by the Plenipotentiaries...
Side 323 - His Majesty the King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, his Majesty the King of France and Navarre, and his Majesty the Emperor of all the Russias...
Side 328 - London to discuss and determine the ulterior measures to which it may become necessary to resort. " The present additional and secret article shall have the same force and value as if it had been inserted, word for word, in the treaty of this day. It shall be ratified, and the ratification thereof shall be exchanged, at the same time as those of the said treaty.
Side 325 - Empire an annual tribute, the amount of which shall be fixed, once for all, by a common agreement. They shall be governed by the authorities whom they shall themselves choose and nominate; but in the nomination of whom the Porte shall have a determinate voice.
Side 323 - Russias, penetrated with the necessity of putting an end to the sanguinary contest which, by delivering up the Greek provinces and the isles of the Archipelago to all the disorders of anarchy, produces daily fresh impediments to the commerce of the European States, and gives occasion to piracies, which not only expose the subjects of the High Contracting Parties to considerable losses, but besides render necessary burdensome measures of protection and repression...
Side 66 - Mahomet; while the graveTurk, on the other side, merely shook his finger, and invited him to fight it out hand to hand. A single broadside from an European, of half the weight of metal of the Turk, would have blown the Greek out of the water. These scenes, however, occurred in the beginning of the revolution. Both...
Side 326 - Sides and the Ratifications shall be exchanged in the Space of Six Months, or sooner if possible. In Faith whereof the respective Plenipotentiaries have signed the above Articles, both in the French and English Languages...
Side 18 - Turks had just repaired from the damage done to it by lightning. The consequence, as may easily be conceived, was, that their time, trouble, and shot were absolutely thrown away. However, they persevered, and several Greeks were killed. At last a Turk seeing one man very busily employed at the guns, took deliberate aim from the embrasures, and shot him in the head as he was in the act of stooping to load. This poor fellow happened to be an Italian, and probably therefore was more expert at gunnery...
Side 326 - Greece on the basis laid down in the preceding articles, and to furnish, without the least delay, their representatives at Constantinople with all the instructions which are necessary for the execution of the treaty now signed.
Side 327 - Powers intend to exert all the means which circumstances may suggest to their prudence to obtain the immediate effect of the armistice, the execution of which they desire, by preventing, in as far as may be in their power, all collision between the contending parties, and, in fact, immediately after the aforesaid declaration, the High Contracting Powers will conjointly employ all their means in the accomplishment of the object thereof, without, however, taking any part in the hostilities between...

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