History of the Captivity of Napoleon at St. Helena: From the Letters and Journals of the Late Lieut.-Gen. Sir Hudson Lowe, and Official Documents Not Before Made Public, Volume 2

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Harper & brothers, 1853
 

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Page 272 - Kingdom, then and in that case it shall and may be lawful for his Majesty, his heirs and successors, to...
Page 272 - Assembly; be it therefore enacted by the authority aforesaid, that it shall and may be lawful for His Majesty, his heirs and successors, by...
Page 273 - State, and each and every of them who shall at any time hereafter be found in any part of this State, shall be and are hereby adjudged and declared guilty of felony, and shall suffer death as in cases of felony without benefit of clergy.
Page 274 - ... without benefit of clergy ; and the offenders therein shall be adjudged felons, and shall suffer death as in case of felony, without benefit of clergy...
Page 259 - Their Majesties the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, the Emperor of Austria, the Emperor of the French, the King of Prussia...
Page 644 - Majesty's 66th regiment, and Matthew Livingstone, Esq. surgeon in the East India Company's service. Professor Antommarchi assisted at the dissection. General Bertrand and Count Montholon were present. After a careful examination of .the several internal parts of the body, the whole of the medical gentlemen present concurred in a report on their appearance. This report is inclosed.
Page 260 - London within ten days from this date, or sooner if possible. In witness whereof, the respective plenipotentiaries have signed the present Convention, and have affixed thereto the seals of their arms.
Page 585 - ... with him, conversing for hours together with me alone, both in his own house and grounds and at Longwood, either in my own room, or under the trees and elsewhere. On some of these occasions he made to me observations upon the benefit which would result to Europe from the death of Napoleon...
Page 260 - You will observe, that the desire of his Majesty's Government is, to allow every indulgence to General Buonaparte which may be compatible with the entire security of his person. That he should not by any means escape, or hold communication with any person whatsoever, excepting through your agency, must be your unremitted care ; and those points being made sure, every resource and amusement, which may serve to reconcile Buonaparte to his confinement, may be permitted.
Page 259 - The Imperial Courts of Austria and of Russia, and the Royal Court of Prussia, are to appoint Commissioners to proceed to and abide at the place which the Government of his Britannic Majesty shall have assigned for the residence of Napoleon Bonaparte, and who, without being responsible for his custody, will assure themselves of his presence.

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