Parliamentary Papers, House of Commons and Command, Volume 33

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H.M. Stationery Office, 1882 - Great Britain
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Page 48 - Government are placed towards His Highness imposes upon them the duty of giving advice with the object of securing that the order of things to be established shall be of a satisfactory character, and possess the elements of stability and progress.
Page 166 - I have the honour to transmit herewith to your Lordship a copy of this despatch.
Page 48 - To begin with the former class: one result of recent occurrences has been to call special attention to the Suez Canal, firstly, on account of the danger with which it was threatened during the first brief success of the insurrection; secondly, in consequence of its occupation by the British forces in the name of the Khedive, and their use of it as a base of the operations carried on in His Highness...
Page 321 - In pursuance of instructions which I have received from Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, I have the honour to...
Page 46 - Her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, the Right Honourable...
Page 69 - Prevent any attempt to bar channel into port. If work is resumed on earthworks, or fresh guns mounted, inform military commander that you have orders to prevent it; and if not immediately discontinued, destroy earthworks and silence batteries if they open fire, having given sufficient notice to population, shipping and foreign men-of-war.
Page 85 - ... Germany, and Italy of placing the Canal under the joint protection of the six great Powers. The French ships then formally withdrew from all co-operation (July 29), and on August 2 Admiral Hewett occupied Suez on behalf of the Khedive. On the same day at the Constantinople Conference the establishment of a " purely maritime service for the police and supervision of the Canal " was, upon the proposal of the Italian Ambassador, agreed to, with the proviso that the land police service was to be...
Page 48 - The object has happily been accomplished ; and although for the present a British force remains in Egypt for the preservation of public tranquillity, Her Majesty's Government are desirous of withdrawing it as soon as the state of the country, and the organization of proper means for the maintenance of the Khedive's authority, will admit of it.
Page 50 - Powers on these matters, which are immediately connected with the peace, security, and social order of Egypt, and. on which, accordingly, they have thought it their duty to advise the Khedive as to the best mode of exercising his governing power.
Page 27 - that it was not only out of goodwill to England that he hoped for the prompt success of our arms, it was also in the interest of France. Pan-Islamism was a factor of great weight in the future ; and he considered it of the highest importance that there should be no doubt, even for a moment, that Musulman or Arab troops could not resist Europeans in the field.

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