Memoirs of Prince Metternich: 1773[-1835], Volume 5 (Google eBook)

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Charles Scribner's sons, 1882 - Austria
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Page 374 - In the name of the Most Holy and Indivisible Trinity, " Their majesties, the emperor of Austria, the king of Prussia, and the emperor of Russia...
Page 262 - Germany united in a perpetual confederation, the object of which was declared to be the maintenance of the external and internal security of Germany and of the independence and inviolability of the particular German states.
Page 374 - Council, &c. And His Majesty The Emperor of all the Russias, The Sieur Charles Robert Count de Nesselrode, His Imperial Majesty's Privy Councillor, a Member of the Council of the Empire, Secretary of State for the Department of Foreign Affairs, &c; and the Sieur Pierre de Poletica, His Imperial Majesty's Councillor of State, &c.
Page 19 - ... Powers had been struck on 25 July (6 August) 1830, when Nesselrode and Metternich had signed the so-called 'Chiffon de Carlsbad', later adhered to by Prussia, in which Russia and Austria agreed 'to adopt for the general basis of our conduct not in any way to interfere in the internal disputes of France, but, on the other hand, to permit no violation on the part of the French government either of the material interests of Europe, as established and guaranteed by general transactions, or of the...
Page 268 - Govern and change nothing," was the beginning and the end of the Imperial programme. " We follow," said Metternich to an English statesman, " a system of prevention in order that we may not be compelled to follow one of repression. . . . We are firmly convinced that any concession a Government may be induced to make strikes at the basis of its existence. . . . Concessions properly so-called can only have to do with rights of sovereignty . . . they can only be made by a sovereign at the expense of...
Page 262 - The first object to be considered by the Diet after its opening shall be the framing of the fundamental laws of the Confederation, and of its organic institutions, with respect to its exterior, military, and interior relations. ARTICLE LXIII.
Page 447 - Falmerston was of that fact. Metternich writes : "The same day on which I received your report of November 15, Mr. Strangway received a note from Lord Palmerston, dated the 16th, which he permitted me to read. Its contents are, as nearly as possible, as follows : We are out; the Duke of Wellington is Prime Minister, and entrusted with the formation of the Cabinet ; to-morrow we shall give up the seals into the King's hands. I have no time to tell you more, occupied as I am with putting my affairs...
Page 375 - the right of every independent sovereign to summon to his assistance, whether in the internal or external affairs of his country, any other independent sovereign whom he shall deem best able to assist him'.
Page 19 - The first note of cooperation between the three Eastern Powers had been struck on 25 July (6 August) 1830, when Nesselrode and Metternich had signed the so-called 'Chiffon de Carlsbad', later adhered to by Prussia, in which Russia and Austria agreed 'to adopt for the general basis of our conduct not in any way to interfere in the internal disputes of France, but, on the other hand, to permit no violation on the part of the French government either of the material interests of Europe, as established...
Page 375 - ... sovereign to summon to his assistance, whether in the internal or external difficulties of his country, any other independent sovereign whom he shall deem best able to assist him, and the right of the latter to grant or refuse such assistance according to his interest or convenience." They also declared that, "in a case where such assistance be given, no Power not invoked or summoned by the threatened State has the right to interfere, whether for the purpose of thwarting the assistance thus claimed...

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