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  • These rules were borrowed almost word for word from the project drawn up at the Brussels international conference of 1874, which, though never ratified, was practically incorporated in the army regulations issued by the Russian government in connexion with the war of 18 77-7 8.
  • On the 9th of December the fifth Lateran council, which had been reopened by Leo in April, ratified the peace with Louis XII.
  • In 1619 he received by bequest, ratified in 1620 by royal grant, the duchy of Angouleme.
  • At the election (23rd May 1861) the ordinance was ratified by a large majority in the state as a whole, but in the western counties 40,000 votes out of 44,000 were cast against it.
  • The convention met on the 26th of November 1861, and finished its work on the 18th of February 1862, and the instrument was ratified by the people (18,162 for and 514 against) on the 11th of April 1862.

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