The Nootka Sound Controversy in Anglo-French Diplomacy--1790

  title={The Nootka Sound Controversy in Anglo-French Diplomacy--1790},
  author={H. V. Evans},
  journal={The Journal of Modern History},
  pages={609 - 640}
  • H. V. Evans
  • Published 1974
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Modern History
  • Since the turn of the century, historians have left no folio unturned in their search for documents revealing the details of the missions of William Augustus Miles and Hugh Elliot to Paris in 1790 when the Nootka incident threatened to throw Europe into a general war. Failing to find any correspondence between Pitt and his emissaries, many scholars have surmised that the correspondence was deliberately destroyed. Such eminent historians as Oscar Browning and John Holland Rose, for example, have… CONTINUE READING
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