Memoirs and Campaigns of Charles John: Prince Royal of Sweden

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Barrington, 1814 - Europe - 520 pages

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Page 202 - His Royal Highness the Prince Regent, in the name and on the behalf of His Majesty...
Page 465 - Thornton, esq., his envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary to his majesty the king of Sweden ; .and his majesty the king of Sweden...
Page 208 - The present additional article shall have the same force and validity as if it were inserted, word for word, in the Treaty signed this day.
Page 430 - France, but against that preponderance, haughtily announced, — against that preponderance, which, to the misfortune of Europe, and of France, the Emperor Napoleon has too long exercised beyond the limits of his empire.
Page 180 - ... yet the effecting of this will be apparent in the month of April next, both to the friends and enemies of your majesty. The intent of this augmentation of our military force is merely defensive. Without any other ambition than that of preserving her liberty and laws, Sweden will have the means of defending herself, and she can do it. Bounded by the sea on one side, and on the other by inaccessible mountains, it is not solely on the courage of her inhabitants, nor in the remembrance of her former...
Page 187 - Monarch, to dare assure you that he will willingly agree to overtures, that may be equally equitable for your Empire and for the North. If an event so unexpected and so universally desired, could take place, how...
Page xxxii - The allied powers having proclaimed that the Emperor Napoleon was the only obstacle to the re-establishment of the peace of Europe, the Emperor Napoleon, faithful to his oath, declares, that h'e renounces for himself and his heirs the thrones of France and Italy, and that there is no personal sacrifice, even that of life, which he is not ready to make to the interest of France.
Page 205 - VI. — As a reciprocal consequence of what has been stipulated in the preceding article, his Majesty the King of Sweden engages to grant, for the space of twenty years, to take date from the exchange of the ratifications of the present Treaty, to the subjects of His Britannic Majesty, the right of...
Page 428 - The Emperor of Russia, the Emperor of Austria, the King of Prussia, and other formidable armies, are upon the banks of the Rhine.
Page 203 - The said courts have communicated to his Britannic Majesty the engagements subsisting between them, and having formally demanded his said Majesty's accession thereto, and his Majesty the King of Sweden having, by the stipulations contained in the preceding article, given a proof of the desire which animates him to contribute also on his part to the success of the...

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