Der Soldatenhandel deutscher Fürsten nach Amerika: (1775 bis 1783)

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Verlag von Franz Duncker, 1864 - 299 Seiten
 

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Seite 243 - none belonging to the said corps shall pay any postage of »letters, in consideration of the distance of the places. XV. The treaty shall be ratified by the high contracting parties, and the ratifications thereof shall be exchanged as soon as possible. In witness whereof, we
Seite xi - The whole is a mere mercenary bargain, for the hire of troops on one side and the sale of human blood on the other; and the devoted wretches thus purchased for slaughter, are mere mercenaries in the worst sense of the word.
Seite 244 - The luck I have had to be able to show in some manner my utmost respect and gratitude to the best of Kings by offering my troops to His Majesty's service gives me a very agreeable opportunity of thanking you, Mylord, for all your kindness and friendship to me upon that occasion and begging your pardon for all
Seite 239 - service, shall consist of four battalions of grenadiers, of four companies each, fifteen battalions of Infantry of five companies each, and two companies of chasseurs, the whole provided with general and other necessary officers. This corps shall be
Seite 237 - Art. XV. This treaty shall be ratified by the high contracting parties, and the ratifications thereof shall be exchanged as soon as possible.
Seite 154 - to pay him the same toll per head for the men they drive through his dominions as used to be paid him for their cattle,
Seite 239 - that the one shall consider the interests of the other as his own, and shall apply himself with good faith to advance them to the utmost, and to prevent and avert mutually all trouble and loss.
Seite 245 - the propositions which my private Counsellor Malsburg directs in my name to you. My attachment and most humble respect to the best of kings removes all idea of interest in me. His Majesty's particular goodness assures
Seite 234 - respect avec le quel je suis, Sire, de Votre Majesté le très humble, très obéissant et dévoué Cousin et serviteur Charles Duc de Brunsvic-Oels.

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