The History of Gibraltar and of Its Political Relation to Events in Europe: From the Commencement of the Moorish Dynasty in Spain to the Last Morocco War. With Original and Unpublished Letters from the Prince of Hesse, Sir George Eliott, the Duc de Crillon, Collingwood, and Lord Nelson, and an Account of the Fourteen Sieges the Rock Has Sustained Since it Became a Fortress ...
Saunders, Otley, and Company, 1862 - 520 páginas
Comentarios de usuarios - Escribir una reseña
No hemos encontrado ninguna reseña en los lugares habituales.
Admiral Alfonso Algeciras alliance ammunition arms army arrived artillery attack Bay of Gibraltar besiegers boats bombardment British Cadiz camp Capt Captain capture castle cession Ceuta Charles Wager Christians coast Colonel command commenced convoy Court Crillon declared defence despatch Don Juan Duke Eliott enemy enemy's engagement England English Europe expedition favour fire fleet floating batteries Florida Blanca force fortifications fortress France French frigate garrison Gibraltar governor Governor of Gibraltar Granada gun-boats guns Guzman honour inhabitants King of Spain king's Land Port Langara letter Lord Madrid Majesty ment minister Minorca Mohammed mole Moorish Moors mortars negotiation officers opened peace possession Post 8vo prepared Prince provisions raltar received regiment reply restoration Rock sail says scarcely sent Seville ships shot siege siege of Gibraltar Sir George Rooke Sir John Leake Spaniards Spanish squadron Stanhope Straits success surrender tion town treaty troops vessels walls
Página 271 - Chatham) f moved an address to His Majesty, praying that he would be graciously pleased to send a proper force to Gibraltar for its due and efficient defence.
Página 525 - HIGHLANDS AND HIGHLANDERS; As they were and as they are. By WILLIAM GRANT STEWART. First and Second series, price 5s. each; extra bound, 6s. 6d. THE ENGLISHMAN IN CHINA. With numerous Woodcuts. 10s. 6d. LECTURES ON THE EPISTLE TO THE EPHESIANS. By the Rev.
Página 165 - I do no longer balance to assure your Majesty of my readiness to satisfy you with regard to your demand touching the restitution of Gibraltar ; promising you to make use of the first favourable opportunity to regulate this article with the consent of my Parliament.
Página 525 - The HANDBOOK of TURNING. With numerous plates. A complete and Practical Guide to the Beautiful Science of Turning in all its Branches. 1 vol., 7s. 6d. TEXTS FOR TALKERS. By Frank Fowler. 3s. 6d. The SUMMER TOUR of and INVALID.
Página 523 - HENRY VI., with other LETTERS and DOCUMENTS. Edited by the Rev. GEORGE WILLIAMS, BD, Senior Fellow of King's College, Cambridge.
Página 526 - THE LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS, Elegant Gift Book for the Season. Beautifully bound in green watered silk, with coloured plates. Containing the Art of Conveying Sentiments of Esteem and Affection. " By all those token flowers, which tell What words can never speak so well." — Byron. Eleventh edition, dedicated, by permission, to the Duchess of Kent. 10s. 6d. THE MANAGEMENT OF BEES ; With a description of the " Ladies
Página 233 - A motion being made for a resolution, importing, that for the honour of his majesty, and the preservation and security of the trade and commerce of the kingdom, effectual care should be taken in the present treaty that the king of Spain should renounce all claim and pretension to Gibraltar and Minorca, in plain and strong terms: a debate ensued, and the question being put, passed in the negative, though not without a protest.
Página 524 - WHO SHALL BE DUCHESS ? or, THE NEW LORD OF BURLEIGH. A Novel. 2 vols., 21s. THE LIGHTHOUSE. A Novel. 2 vols., 2is. THE SKELETON IN THE CUPBOARD. By Lady Scott. 2 vols., 21s. Cheaper Edition, Ss.
Página 270 - The third object indispensable, as I conceive, in the distribution of our navy, is to maintain such a force in the bay of Gibraltar as may be sufficient to cover that garrison, to watch the motions of the Spaniards, and to keep open the communication with Minorca.
Página 522 - I 66, Brook Street, Hanover Square, W. MESSRS. SAUNDERS, OTLEY, & Co.'s LITERARY ANNOUNCEMENTS. THE VOYAGE OF THE NOVARA ROUND THE WORLD. The Circumnavigation of the Globe, by the Austrian Frigate Novara. English Edition. Containing an Unpublished Letter from Baron Humboldt, With numerous wood engravings. Dedicated, by special permission, to Sir Roderick Murchison. 3 vols., 8vo. THE MARQUIS OF DALHOUSIE'S ADMINISTRATION of BRITISH INDIA.