A Diplomat in London: Letters and Notes 1871-1877 Charles Gavard

ISBN: 9781331116448

Published: September 27th 2015

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A Diplomat in London: Letters and Notes 1871-1877  by  Charles Gavard

A Diplomat in London: Letters and Notes 1871-1877 by Charles Gavard
September 27th 2015 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 350 pages | ISBN: 9781331116448 | 10.44 Mb

Excerpt from A Diplomat in London: Letters and Notes 1871-1877By a melancholy coincidence, the Correspondant in the same issue announced to its readers the premature death of one of its former contributors - M. Charles Gavard. It was this M. CharlesMoreExcerpt from A Diplomat in London: Letters and Notes 1871-1877By a melancholy coincidence, the Correspondant in the same issue announced to its readers the premature death of one of its former contributors - M. Charles Gavard. It was this M. Charles Gavard who accompanied the French Ambassador on the painful mission above referred to, and afforded him the no slight advantage of his intelligent and friendly co-operation.When I left Paris at M.

Thiers command, I besought M. Gavard to accompany me, mainly for the reason, that as an attache of the commerce department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, (he had been in that Department from his youth upwards), his services had been such that he had been rapidly promoted to a high post, and because I foresaw that, to ease the difficulties growing out of our enormous war-indemnity, France would very possibly be obliged to ask the English Government to consent to certain modifications of the customs-treaty that at that time governed the relations between the two countries.

More than that, the treaty of commerce, concluded in 1862 by the Empire and arranged to last for ten years, was approaching its period, and the negotiations that must attend its expiration would inevitably call for special knowledge of the sort that M. Gavard possessed.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy.

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