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(1889) [MARC] Author: Leo Mechelin Translator: Charles J. Cooke
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TRANSLATOR’S INTRODUCTION

The French original of this work was
published in 1886 by Senator Meclielin, formerly
Professor of Public Law at Helsingfors
University. The book attracted considerable
attention, and was soon afterwards
translated into Russian, causing a keen
controversy between portions of the Moscovite and
Finnish press, a certain party in Russia being
desirous of regarding* Finland m the light of a

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mere province of the Tsar’s vast empire,
whereas the Finlanders strenuously uphold
the solemn deed by which the
liberal-minded Alexander I. granted to the Finnish
people (in the persons of the members of the
Diet, assembled at Borgo, March 27, 1809)
" the confirmation and ratification of the
religion and fundamental laws of the land," i.e., of

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