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Switzerland once again protests the transfer of Nice and Savoy from Piedmont-Sardinia to France

France, 1857, zoomable map
04/11/1860
In a letter to the British prime minister, the Swiss Government again protested the transfer of Savoy from Piedmont-Sardinia to France without consultation with other nations. Switzerland. which had long term commercial and trade ties in the area, wondered how the planned plebiscite in those areas could overturn long-held agreements between the powers.  Eventual plebiscite results in Nice and Savoy were an overwhelming confirmation of the transfer to French control.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Sarah Wambaugh, James Brown Scott,  A Monograph on Plebiscites: with a collection of official documents (New York: Oxford University Press, 1920), 588-591. 

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