Presidential Address: Anglo-American Rivalries and the Venezuela Crisis of 1895

  title={Presidential Address: Anglo-American Rivalries and the Venezuela Crisis of 1895},
  author={Robin A. Humphreys},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Historical Society},
  pages={131 - 164}
  • R. Humphreys
  • Published 1 December 1967
  • History
  • Transactions of the Royal Historical Society
Historians should be grateful to President Cleveland. It was his insistence on the arbitration of the dispute between Britain and Venezuela over the boundary of British Guiana that led to an intensive search in Spanish, Dutch, British and other archives for the evidence of European activities between the Amazon and the Orinoco during the three centuries after the discovery of America. The documents so found and printed are essential for any understanding of the historical background of the… 

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