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CARVALHO, Custodio Rebello de

Da formação de hum Ministerio Constitucional, e da natureza e extensão do direito de mandar e da obrigação de obedecer: precedido de hûa Introducção Historico-Politico sobre Portugal.


London, Richard Taylor, 1832.


8vo.  iv pp., pp. (5)-40.  Wrappers.   Copy partly unopened.   Tiny wormhole in inner margin, not affecting text, slight staining on title p & end p.

The author sets out his ideas for the formation of a constitutional ministry, largely based on the English model, and he criticises Portugal’s preoccupation with colonization, which has enriched the country whilst encouraging idleness.   He was a staunch liberal who, when D. Miguel abolished the Constitutional Charter, fled to England in 1828 for political reasons and who later became a deputy of the Cortes.

Innocêncio II, 114, “pouco vulgar.”   Canto, Ernesto, Catálogo das obras  . . relativas os sucessos políticos de Portugal . . ., 144.  



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