Exposition of the motives, founded upon the universally received laws of nations
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Exposition of the motives, founded upon the universally received laws of nations which have determined the King (of Prussia) upon the repeated instances of his subjects, trading by sea, to lay an attachment upon the capital funds, which His Majesty had promised to reimburse to the subjects of Great Britain, in virtue of the peace-treaties of Breslau and Dresden : and to procure, out of the said capitals, to his said subjects, an indemnity for the losses which they have sustained by the depredations and violences of the English privateers, exercised upon them on the high-seas. -- by Abraham Louis Michell

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Published by Printed for J. Raymond in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • War, Maritime (International law),
  • Prizes,
  • Privateering,
  • Austrian Succession, War of, 1740-1748 -- Confiscations and contributions

Book details:

Edition Notes

Caption title: Memorial of Mr. Michell.

Other titlesMemorial of Mr. Michell
The Physical Object
Pagination[1], 41, [11] p.
Number of Pages41
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19894214M

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