Parga and the Ionian Islands: comprehending a refutation of the mis-statements of the Quarterly review and of Lieut.-Gen. Sir Thomas Maitland, on the subject, with a report of the trial between that officer and the author

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J. Warren, 1821 - 530 Seiten
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Seite 235 - All the Powers which signed the Treaty of Paris of the 30th of May, 1814, and the Act of the Congress of Vienna of the 9th of June, 1815; and also His Majesty the King of the Two Sicilies, and the Ottoman Porte, shall be invited to accede to the present Convention.
Seite 233 - This State shall be placed under the immediate and exclusive protection of his Majesty the King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, his heirs and successors.
Seite 231 - Corfu in particular, to maintain firmly their hold ef that fortress and its territory. " The inhabitants of Parga are Albanian Greeks, extremely tenacious of their freedom, and of the liberty of their small community, and habitually adverse to the dominion of the Turks. They are a spirited and...
Seite 223 - ... glorious death of liberty to a dishonourable and tyrannical bondage. You write to us to drive away or kill the French. Not only are we unable to do this, but even if we could we would not, because for four centuries our country has been proud of her good faith, which has been ohui defended'with her blood.
Seite 45 - Parga, arid the mountains of Albania, by which it is bounded. From east to west in a southerly direction, the eye ranges over a part of the Ionian Sea ; on the left are seen the Isle of Santa Maura, and the promontory...
Seite 100 - Porte first met to ascertain what portion of the natives chose to relinquish their country, or share in its disgrace, they were called one by one with the greatest formality before the two commissioners ; and all, without exception, declared, that rather than submit to the Ottoman authority, they would for ever abandon their country, were they even to lose all they possessed. They added, that in quitting the land of their birth, they would disinter and carry away the bones of their forefathers, that...
Seite xiv - Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George, Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order...
Seite 234 - Islands shall, with the approbation of the protecting power, regulate their internal organization ; and in order to give to all the parts of this organization the necessary consistency and action, his Britannic Majesty will employ a particular solicitude with regard...
Seite 218 - Gardiki was a large city, about ten miles to the west and north-west of Argyro-Kastro, with a population of Turks and Albanians, who had much property in the surrounding country, and were extremely independent and warlike in their habits. In the early part of Ali Pasha's life, when relying chiefly on the zeal and resolution of his mother, the Gardikiotes became his enemies, and endeavoured to dispossess him of his small territory. On a certain occasion, when, ' with his mother and sister, he was...
Seite 65 - These marched out with exultation to the defence of their country, accompanied even by their women and children, who handed ammunition and loaded the muskets of their husbands and parents. The contest was neither long nor sanguinary ; for the...

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