Whom Shall We Hang?: The Sebastopol Inquiry

James Ridgway, 1855 - 315 pagina's

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Pagina 278 - Doth any man doubt, that if there were taken out of men's minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like, but it would leave the minds of a number of men poor shrunken things, full of melancholy and indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves...
Pagina 9 - Roebuck announced that he should move for the appointment of a select committee ' to inquire into the condition of our army before Sebastopol, and into the conduct of those departments of the Government whose duty it has been to minister to the wants of that army.
Pagina 32 - If orders to this effect have not already been given, ' it is further probable that such a measure would be ' adopted as soon as it is known that the Allied ' armies are in motion to commence active hostilities. ' As all communications by sea are now in the hands ' of the Allied Powers, it becomes of importance to ' endeavour to cut off all communication by land ' between the Crimea and the other parts of the
Pagina 257 - ... confinement on board ship, during which their wounds were not dressed. Out of the four wards committed to my charge, eleven men died in the night simply from exhaustion, which, humanly speaking, might have been stopped could I have laid my hands upon such nourishment as I know they ought to have had.
Pagina 31 - No blow which could be struck at the Southern extremities of the Russian Empire would be so effective for this purpose as the taking of Sebastopol.
Pagina 34 - I am to signify their directions to you to take every precaution in your power to prevent communication with the Crimea from ports in that direction. My Lords are further of opinion, that whenever the means at your disposal will admit, proper measures should be concerted with your colleagues in command of the allied forces, for obtaining an entrance by the Gulf of Kertch into the Sea of Azoff , with a view to interrupt the communications of the enemy with the eastern shores of the Crimea, to which...
Pagina 30 - Turkey in making careful but secret inquiry into the present amount and condition of the Russian force in the Crimea, and the strength of the fortress of Sebastopol. Your first duty will be to prevent, by every means in your power, the advance of the Russian army on Constantinople, if it should appear that there is any present serious intention of making such an attempt; but you must bear in mind that if...
Pagina 34 - I AM commanded by my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, with reference to the operations of the fleet under your orders, to call your special and particular attention to the necessity of exercising the utmost vigilance and care in preventing the movement of craft of all descriptions proceeding out of the Bay of Kherson and the River Dniester, and I am to signify their directions to you to take every precaution in your power to prevent communication with the Crimea from ports in that direction.

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