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There are many reasons why we cannot go through the strange
jumble of facts & fictions, – of assumptions, declarations,
& concerts which are contained in Count Palma's pamphletry The truth
is
the delays & disappointments which have hitherto arrested interfered
Lord Cochrane's expedition with its completion are much more attributable to His Lordship
himself than to any other party. The vessels were built, the
machinery constructed under his own directions – the builders &
engineers were wholly of his own choosing – & chosen too against
the opinion of others who were perhaps better able than Lord C could be to judge of them
means they possessed of fulfilling their engagements. But here, as every where
else in the management of Greek affairs, responsibility has
been so divided – so diluted extended that it has afforded no species
of security for the accomplishment of any object proposed.

Thence it is that the enquiries respecting the mismanagement of
those Loans led to a series of personalities in which every
man who has been accused has found some pound for
accusation against attack upon his accuser:- & attention has been diverted
from the cause of Greece to the misunderstandings & the criminations
of those who have been in any way associated with her affairs.
As this Count has been in Greece & his account narrative must be considered
a semi-official production, we shall state the such of his
opinions as we can unravel from the his confused & entangled
phraseology. He attributes claims that all the evils that have happened misfortunes have occurred
in Greece because the Deputies have had too little control over


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110

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Folio number

042

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001

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Category

collectanea

Number of Pages

3

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recto

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Penner

sir john bowring

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lay 1824

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Paper Produced in Year

1824

Notes public

ID Number

36032

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