Algumas palavras em resposta ao que certas pessoas tem ditto e avançado à cerca do Governo Portuguez, com algumas observaçoes tanto a respeito do Estado actual de Portugal e da Europa como da extravagante e inexperada conducta do Governo Inglez com Portugal. Segunda edição corrigida e aumentada de hum appendice que contem observaçoes e factos relativos aos accontecimentos succedidos depois da primeira edição.
London, Na Typografia de G. Schulze, 1832.
8vo. 99 pp. Contemporary wrappers (lacking lower corner of back cover). Some slight discolouration.
Second edition in Portuguese of this interesting commentary during a time when England exercised considerable influence over Portuguese politics. Araújo Carneiro supported D. Miguel, formerly regent of Portugal, and opposed those of his niece, Dª Maria da Glória, daughter of D. Pedro. Although the Prime Minister, the Duke of Wellington, had allowed D. Miguel to seize the throne, the English broadly sympathized with the claims of his more liberal brother, D. Pedro, as ruler. Araujo Carneiro had fled to London when the French invaded Portugal and spent most of his life abroad, employed in scientific and diplomatic missions, and private assignments serving his sovereign. In this second edition he bitterly condemns the French for having sent a fleet to blockade Lisbon, and denounces D. Pedro’s plans to mount an expedition, to include foreign mercenaries, to sail to Portugal.
Innocêncio X, 2. Palha 3681, “peu commun.” (Cf. Borba de Moraes (1983) I, 156-57.) This edition not in COPAC.