The History of Brazil: From the Period of the Arrival of the Braganza Family in 1808, to the Abdication of Don Pedro the First in 1831, Band 2

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Smith, Elder and Company, 1836
 

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Seite 226 - Spaniards, the price fell very much, and a remunerating rate could no longer be given. Finally, the last resolution of the Court arrived, whereby His Majesty gave the cultivators permission either to dispose of it to whom they thought proper, or to export it on their own account, and appointed, also, certain stipulated prices to be paid for it at the royal Treasury. I published a proclamation to this effect, and stated, that henceforward all cultivators would be reimbursed without the slightest delay,...
Seite 132 - Availing myself of the right which the Constitution concedes to me, I declare that I have voluntarily abdicated in favor of my dearly-beloved and esteemed son, Dom Pedro de Alcantara. " BOA VISTA, 7th April, 1831, tenth year \ of the Independence of the Empire.
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