Memoir on the Constitutional Rights of the Duchies of Schleswig and Holstein: Presented to Viscount Palmerston by Chevalier Bunsen ... 1848 ... Published, with M. de Gruner's Essay on the Danish Question, and All the Official Documents

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Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1848 - Schleswig-Holstein question - 165 pages
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Page 114 - Sleswick, laquelle Sa Majesté Danoise a entre les mains, et de la défendre le mieux possible contre tous et chacun, qui...
Page 136 - Men of Holstein, — " My heart clings to you. You will not destroy the holiest inheriance from your fathers — the fame of Holstein for fidelity. Your Duke cannot abandon the hope that you will return to him. You have been seduced by faithless leaders, who do not think of your weal, but only of their own ambitious plans. Under my name they lead you into ruin ; — only by pretending that I was not free, they have induced you to follow them.
Page 135 - ... courts of your own ; by a like share in the burdens of the State in proportion to your population, a just application of the surplus revenue, and an equal right of using either the German or Danish language, whether in the great Assembly of the whole realm or in your own Diet." To the latter :— " Men of Holstein, — " My heart clings to you. You will not destroy the holiest inheriance from your fathers — the fame of Holstein for fidelity. Your Duke cannot abandon the hope that you will return...
Page 141 - ... Confederation, and in which that Confederation, by its organ, the Diet, will speedily declare herself bound to acquiesce. " Prussia, in assuming this attitude, does in nowise mistake the rights of sovereignty which His Majesty the King of Denmark possesses in his quality as Duke of Schleswig - Holstein. Those rights are not the less sacred in the eyes of the Prussian Government than in those of the Duchies themselves.
Page 114 - Sleswick , laquelle sa majesté Britannique lui a déjà garantie ; le roi trèschrétien a bien voulu, pour toutes ces considérations, et sur les instances des rois de la Grande-Bretagne et de...
Page 135 - ... hereby again declare, that in union with Denmark you shall now obtain a free and popular constitution. Your independence as Schleswigers shall, conjointly with your common constitution with Denmark, be secured by a Diet of your own, an administration of your own, and courts of your own ; by a like share in the burdens of the State in proportion to your population, a just application of the surplus revenue, and an equal right of using either the German or Danish language, whether in the great...
Page 135 - To you, men of Schleswig, I have declared, and hereby again declare, that in union with Denmark you shall now obtain a free and popular constitution. Your independence as Schleswigers shall, conjointly with your common constitution with Denmark, be secured by a Diet of your own, an administration of your own, and courts of your own ; by a like share in the burdens of the State in proportion to your population, a just application of the surplus revenue, and an equal right of using either the German...
Page 34 - ... constructing a new Cabinet. This intelligence was received with loud cheers by the populace. A new Ministry was immediately formed, at the head of which was Count Moltke. The King lost no time in addressing proclamations to his revolted subjects in Schleswig and Holstein. To the former he said : — " To you, men of Schleswig, I have declared, and hereby again declare, that in union with Denmark you shall now obtain a free and popular constitution.
Page 137 - Danes! the national independence of the Duchy of Schleswig rests on firm treaties. Its forcible transformation into a Danish province is a breach of those treaties. The duchies have often supported you, like faithful confederates in times of danger. You will commit an act of two-fold unjustice if you now endeavour to violate and annihilate our rights.
Page 25 - Socialnexus der Schleswig-Holsteinischen Ritterschaft, bei gemeinsamer oder gleichartiger Gesetzgebung und Verwaltung, so weit Verfassungseigenthiimlichkeiten eines jeden der beiden Herzogthiimer hiervon keine Ausnahme begrunden (wie solche auch durch den § 4. des Allgemeinen Gesetzes vorgesehen sind) alle offentlichcn Rechtsverhaltnisse rait einander gemein haben.

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