After repeated petitions from President Palma for intervention by the United States, commissioners (William H.
Against this law, too, many petitions went to Rome for rehabilitation, until in 1498 the Spanish pope Alexander VI.
The constant stream of petitions to Rome opened the eyes of the pope to the effects of Torquemada's severity.
This, however, brought him chiefly petitions for the redress of grievances.
Petitions continued to flow in to the emperor's cabinet, praying for a national representation, from the zemstvos, from the nobles and from the professional classes, and their moral was enforced by general agitation, by partial strikes, and by outrages which culminated at Moscow in the murder of the Grand-duke Sergius (February 4th, 1 9 05).