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Grover, Hamlin, Hampton, Haralson, Harmanson, Nayg.-Messrs. John Quincy Adams, Ashmun,
ENGLISH AND FRENCH INTERVENTION IN LA PLATA.
In the course of the paper, commu- Argentine and Brazilian Plenipotennicated to the Democratic Review of tiaries on the 27th of August, 1828, at March last, on the subject of the ex Rio de Janeiro. isting Anglo-Gallic intervention in the Or the 19th of August, eight days affairs of the Argentine Republics, before the signature of the Convention, some doubt is expressed by the writer, and in the midst of the negotiations, the as to the exact nature of the informal Argentine Plenipotentiaries, Generals relation of the British Government to Guido and Balcarce, addressed a note the Convention of 1828, between the to Lord Ponsonby, who represented Argentine Confederation and the Em- Great Britain in the business, inquirpire of Brazil.
ing whether he was authorised to guarHe has now ascertained the true anty, in his official capacity, the contemstate of the facts; and as the point is a plated treaty of peace between the Confundamental one in the whole contro- federation and Brazil. versy, he desires that an explanation of To which Lord Ponsonby replied, it may appear in the Review, by way of under date of the 20th, that he was not supplement to the above mentioned pa- authorised by his Government to enter per.
into any engagement for the guaranty The British Plenipotentiary, it is to of any preliminary convention or debe remembered, claims for his Govern- finitive treaty of peace whatever, as he ment the right of intervening as the had previously made known to General guarantor of that Convention; and he Balcarce at Buenos Ayres. does not allege or pretend any other This positive and express refusal of lawful ground of interposition.
the British Government, cotemporaneGreat Britain, it is apparent on the ously with the signature of the Conface of the Convention, was not one of vention, to undertake any obligations of the contracting parties to it: she was guaranty in the matter of it, contramediatrix merely : and the only ques- dicts, of course, absolutely and conclution is, whether, in virtue of any secret sively, the only claim of right, by which condition or reservation then made, she the late belligerent proceedings of Engis now entitled to assume to enforce land, on the Rio de la Plata, are sought the execution of it, as against the Ar- to be justified by the British Plenipogentine Confederation.
C. C. The Convention was signed by the
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