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for Bonaparte.-Taken by the British. A Pairs of Spain.
- Of Italy.—Of Sweden.—Netherlands.-United States
of America

CHxP. VIII.-- Negociations for Peace.-- Change in the

French Ministry.- Character of the new Ministers.--
Conclusion of Peace between France and the allied

Powers.-Treaties of Alliance between Great Britain,
1° Austria, Russia, and Prussia.—Notes of the allied Mi-

nisters to the Duke of Richelieu.-Treaty between Rus-
sia and Great Britain Meeting of the French Legisla-
ture. Speech of the King Remarks


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CHAP. I.- Arrival of Bonaparte at Paris.-State of Parties

there.—Council of Ministers.--Interesting Conversation.

-Proceedings of the two Chambers.—Abdication of Na-

poleon.—His Address to the French Nation.-Debates

in the Chambers Provisionat Government appointed.

- Napoleon II. proclaimed.-Deputation sent to solicit

Peace from the allied Armies.


CHAP. II.-Operations of the British and Prussian Armies

in France.-Letter of Fouché to the Duke of Welling-

ton.- Arrival of the Allies before the Walls of Paris. —

State of the Capital.-Departure of Bonaparte from

Paris.--His Farewell Address to the French Army.

Proceedings of the Chambers.-- Arrival of Louis XVIII.

at Cambray.-His Proclamation.— Military Operations.

-Letter of the French Generals to the Chamber of Re-

presentatives.—Capitulation of Paris.- Proceedings of

the Chambers. Their Dissolution.--Entry of the Allies

and ouis XVIII. into Paris.


CHAP. III.-Operations of the Grand Army under Schwart,

zenberg.- Proclamation of the allied Generals to the

French Nation. Bapid Progress of the Allies, and Re-

treat of the French.- Various Actions.- Proclamation of

Marshal Wrede. Arrival of the allied Sovereigns at!

Paris.—Military Operations on the Side of Italy.-Re-

treat of Marshal Suchet.— Entry of the Austrians into

Lyons.-Operations in the South of France


CHAP. IV-Remarks on the Restoration of Louis XVIII.

-List of his new Ministers.-Conduct of the Prussians

at Paris.-Confused State of France.- Royal Ordinance,

- Proceedings of the French Army.- Proclamation of

Davoust.- Submission of the French Generats.-Pro-

ceedings of Bonaparte. His Surrender to the English.“

-Brought to Torbay.-His Conduct there.-Sent to

St. Helena.—Description of that Island


CHAP. V.-Proceedings of the Congress of Vienna.—Ge-

neral Treaty.—Declaration respecting the Slave-trade.

Remarks.- Observations on the real Spirit which actuated

the Proceedings of the Congress


CHAP. VI.-The Museum of the Louvre stript of its Fruits

of Conquest by the Allies. - Letter of the Duke of Wel-

lington on this Occasion.—Letter from Lord Castlereagh

to the allied Sovereigns on the same.--State of the

South of France. -Persecution of the Protestants.

Report to the King on the State of France.


CHAP. VII.-Occupation of the Island of Martinique by

the British.-Insurrection in Guadaloupe, which declares

Cuap 11 Character of the Chamber of Deputies.-Ad-

dresses from the Chanibers to the King.--Law for the

Suppression of Seditipus. Cries:- Debates on the same.-

Budget for 1816


CHAP. II.---Trial and Execution of Colonel Labedoyere.

Trial of Marshat' Ney-His Execution.- Remarks on

the Legality of his Punishment. His Appeal to the Mi-

nisters of the allied Powers, and Letter to the Duke of

Wellington.-The Duke's Answer-Noy's Defence · 1652

CHAP. III.- Conduct and Conversations of Bonaparte and

bis Suite at St. Helena.-Some interesting Particulars of

the Execution of the Duke d’Enghien, Death of Piche-

gru, Captain Wright, Poisoning at Jaffa, &c.


CHAT. IV.–Trial of Count Lavalette. Sentenced to

Death.-His Wife effects his Escape.-Proceedings of

the Chambers on the Amnesty Bill.—Disturbances at

Nismes.-France evacuated Foreign Troops.-

Affairs of Great Britain.- Death and Character of Mr.

Whitbread. Combination of the Sailors in the Coal-

trade.Affairs of Irelando-Marriage of the Duke of



Chap. V.-Observations on the Trials of Ney and Lava-

lette.-Arrest of Sir Robert Wilson, Mr. Bruce, and

Captain Hutchinson.-Their Examination and Trial.-

Trials of French Generals.- Insurrections.--Attack on

Grenoble.-Executions.-Trial and Acquittal of General

Drouet-Dissolution of the Chamber of Deputies.-

Triat of the Abbé Vinson


CHAP. VI.-Discussion on the Treaties of Peace in both

Houses of Parliament. — Marriage of the Princess Char-

lotte to the Prince of Saxe-Cobourg. - Insurrection

among the Negroes at Barbadoes.- Atrocities of the

Algerines.-Mission of Lord Exmouth to the Barbary

Powers. His Return to England.-Massacre at Bona.-

The British Government send an Expedition against

Algiers in consequence.- Preparations of the Dey for re-

sisting it.—Lord Exmouth's Proposal to the Dey, which

is rejected.---Battle of Algiers:-Defeat of the Algerines

and their Navy destroyed:-Liberation of all the Chris.

tian Prisoners, and Treaty of Peace.- Observations.-

State of Affairs in France and England at the Close of

the Year 1816,-Conclusion



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Plato 1. of tho Battlo of Waterloo
Map of Europe
Portrait of General Abercrombie
Map of Germany
Portrait of Napoleon Bonaparte

George III.
Frederic-William of Prussia
Prince Talleyrand
the Earl of Moira
Lord Nelson
the Right Hon. Mr. Pitt

Mr. Fox
Map of Spain and Portugal
Portrait of General Ferguson

Sir John Moore
General Frazer
the Duke of Wollington


Dnke of York

General Mackinnon
Map of the Russian Empire
Portraits of the Crown-Prince, Platoff, and Morean

Prince Blacher

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Plate II. of the Battle of Waterloo
Map of France
Portrait of Lord Hill

Prince Schwartzenberg
the Emperor of Austria

King of France
Lord Bentinck
the Emperor Alexander
Marshal Ney
the Marquis of Anglesea

Sir Thomas Picton
View of the Island of St. Helena
Portrait of Count Lavalette

Sir Robert Wilson
the Prince and Princess Cobourg
Lord Exmouth

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Events which lod to Hostilities between Great Britain and the United States.-Conduct of the

American and of the British Governments.

VINCE the affair between the Little Belt and her; as by this time the upper part of her stern BOOK XI4

the President, as related in book ix. cbap. 9, began to shew itself above the borizon. The much dissatisfaction was expressed by the Ame- wind now began, and continued gradually to de

Czar. L rican goveroment, which was considerably in- crease, so as to prevent my being able to approach

1811. creased by the artifices of Bonaparte, whose her sufficiently before sunset, to discover her interest it was to engage Great Britain in a war actual force (which the position she preserved with the United States. As these bostilities have during the clase was calculated to conceal), or to been occasionally alluded to in the French pro- judge even to what nation she belonged, as she clamations, inserted in our preceding books, we appeared studiously to decline shewing her colours, sball here relate the events wbich led to them. At fifteen or twenty minutes past seven, p. m. tho

Captain Bingham, of his majesty's ship the Lit- chase took in her studding-sails, and soon after tle Belt, declared, that the attack had been com- bauled up her courses, and hauled by the wind on menced by the American frigate, the President; the starboard-lack; she at the same time hoisted that it was outrageous and unprovoked, and that an ensign or flag at her mizen-peak, but it was be only resisted the violence first offered to him. too dark for me to discover what nation it repre

The following was the American official account sented: now, for the first time, her broadside was of this affair, which was published as a copy of a presented to our view; but night had so far proletter from Commodore Rogers to the secretary of gressed, that, although her appearance indicated the navy, dated off Sandy Hook, May 23, 1811:- she was a frigate, I was unable to determine ber * On the 16th instant, at 25 minutes past meridian, actual force. in 17 fathoms water, Cape Henry bearing S. W. “ At 15 minutes before eight, p.m. being about distant 14 or 15 leagues, a sail was discovered from a mile and a half from her, the wind at the time our mast-head, in the east, standing towards us very light, I directed Captain Ludlow to take a under a press of sail. At balf-past one, the sym- position to windward of her, and on the same metry of her upper sails (which were at this time iack, within short speaking distance. This, howdistinguished from our deck) and her making sig- ever, the commander of the chase appeared, from nals, shewed ber to be a man-of-war. At' forty-five his maneuvres, to be anxious to prevent, as he minutes past one, p. m. boisted our ensign and wore and bauled by the wind, on different tacks, pendant; when, finding our signals not answered, four times successively, between this period and she wore and stood to the southward. Being de. the time of our arriving at the position which I sirous of speaking her, and of ascertaining what had ordered to be taken. At fifteen or twenty she

was, I now made sail in chase ; and by balf- minutes past eight, being a little forward of her past three, p. m. found we were coming up with weather-heam, and distant from seventy, to a bun

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