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(1889) [MARC] Author: Leo Mechelin Translator: Charles J. Cooke
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10 TIIE PUBLIC LAW OF FINLAND.

wishing, on the contrary, to retain the former
organisation of a national militia (milice
nationale) maintained by the landed
proprietary. The military question, on this
occasion, required the consideration of certain
economical dispositions, to the almost entire
exclusion of all others. But what gave to
the above proposal a political importance was
that the Emperor expressed in it his positive
assurance that there should be no
recruiting by force nor military conscription in
Finland. Taking into consideration the state
of public feeling at the epoch of the assembling
of the Diet, this assurance necessarily
contributed to strengthen the confidence in the
new sovereign’s policy. The Estates expressed
their gratitude for this, frankly pointing out
at the same time the inconvenience that would
result from the employment of the national
militia out of Finland, or for any other object
than that of the defence of the Fatherland.

Concerning the monetary system, the Estates
resolved to adopt the silver rouble as the
monetary unit of the Grand Duchy, and not

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