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Narrative of Services in the Liberation of Chili, Peru and Brazil, from Spanish and Portuguese Domination

Volume 2

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Author: Lord Thomas Cochrane (Earl of Dundonald)
Published: 1859
Language: English
Wordcount: 85,347 / 273 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 11.5
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 637
Added to site: 2007.04.17
mnybks.net#: 16631
Genre: Biography
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ted, and was shortly afterwards invested with the title of "Perpetual Protector and Defender of Brazil."

Meanwhile the Cortes, confident in their own power, were enforcing their obnoxious decrees by the despatch of ships of war and troops to the Northern provinces. As the intention of this step was unmistakeable, His Royal Highness the Protector promptly issued a manifesto, declaring the wish of Brazil to maintain an amicable union with Portugal, but at the same time calling on the Brazilians to secure their independence by force, if necessary. In furtherance of this determination, an attack was made by the Brazilian troops upon General Madeira, the Portuguese commandant at Bahia, but from want of proper military organization, it proved unsuccessful.

Despatches now arrived from Portugal, which cut off every hope of reconciliation, and on the 12th of October, Don Pedro was induced to accept the title of "Constitutional Emperor of Brazil," with Bonifacio de Andrada as his Minister of the Interior,

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