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


100.- Additionat Particulars. - State of Brussels during for Bonaparte.-Taken by the British. A Pairs of Spain.

the Engagement

1431 - Of Italy.—Of Sweden.—Netherlands.-United States

Chap. X.-The Services of the Duke of Wellington re-

of America


warded by Parliament.—Thanks voted to him and to CHxP. VIII.-- Negociations for Peace.-- Change in the

Marshal Blucher and the Armies.- National Monument

French Ministry.- Character of the new Ministers.--

for the Victory voted.-Biographioal Notices of the Duke Conclusion of Peace between France and the allied

of Bruoswick and Sir Thomas Picton

1469 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


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. Cuap 11 Character of the Chamber of Deputies.-Ad-
- Napoleon II. proclaimed.-Deputation sent to solicit dresses from the Chanibers to the King.--Law for the
Peace from the allied Armies.

1478 Suppression of Seditipus. Cries:- Debates on the same.-

CHAP. II.-Operations of the British and Prussian Armies Budget for 1816


in France.-Letter of Fouché to the Duke of Welling CHAP. II.---Trial and Execution of Colonel Labedoyere.

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

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

State of the Capital.-Departure of Bonaparte from the Legality of his Punishment. His Appeal to the Mi-

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

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

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

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

at Cambray.-His Proclamation.— Military Operations. CHAP. III.- Conduct and Conversations of Bonaparte and
-Letter of the French Generals to the Chamber of Re bis Suite at St. Helena.-Some interesting Particulars of

presentatives.—Capitulation of Paris.- Proceedings of the Execution of the Duke d’Enghien, Death of Piche-

the Chambers. Their Dissolution.--Entry of the Allies gru, Captain Wright, Poisoning at Jaffa, &c.


and ouis XVIII. into Paris.

1493 CHAT. IV.–Trial of Count Lavalette. Sentenced to

CHAP. III.-Operations of the Grand Army under Schwart, Death.-His Wife effects his Escape.-Proceedings of

zenberg.- Proclamation of the allied Generals to the

the Chambers on the Amnesty Bill.—Disturbances at

French Nation. Bapid Progress of the Allies, and Re Nismes.-France evacuated Foreign Troops.-

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

Marshal Wrede. Arrival of the allied Sovereigns at! Whitbread. Combination of the Sailors in the Coal-

Paris.—Military Operations on the Side of Italy.-Re trade.Affairs of Irelando-Marriage of the Duke of

treat of Marshal Suchet.— Entry of the Austrians into



Lyons.-Operations in the South of France

1512 Chap. V.-Observations on the Trials of Ney and Lava-
CHAP. IV-Remarks on the Restoration of Louis XVIII. lette.-Arrest of Sir Robert Wilson, Mr. Bruce, and

-List of his new Ministers.-Conduct of the Prussians Captain Hutchinson.-Their Examination and Trial.-
at Paris.-Confused State of France.- Royal Ordinance, Trials of French Generals.- Insurrections.--Attack on

- Proceedings of the French Army.- Proclamation of Grenoble.-Executions.-Trial and Acquittal of General

Davoust.- Submission of the French Generats.-Pro Drouet-Dissolution of the Chamber of Deputies.-

ceedings of Bonaparte. His Surrender to the English.“

Triat of the Abbé Vinson


-Brought to Torbay.-His Conduct there.-Sent to CHAP. VI.-Discussion on the Treaties of Peace in both
St. Helena.—Description of that Island

1522 Houses of Parliament. — Marriage of the Princess Char-
CHAP. V.-Proceedings of the Congress of Vienna.—Ge lotte to the Prince of Saxe-Cobourg. - Insurrection

neral Treaty.—Declaration respecting the Slave-trade. among the Negroes at Barbadoes.- Atrocities of the
Remarks.- Observations on the real Spirit which actuated Algerines.-Mission of Lord Exmouth to the Barbary
the Proceedings of the Congress

1539 Powers. His Return to England.-Massacre at Bona.-
CHAP. VI.-The Museum of the Louvre stript of its Fruits The British Government send an Expedition against

of Conquest by the Allies. - Letter of the Duke of Wel Algiers in consequence.- Preparations of the Dey for re-
lington on this Occasion.—Letter from Lord Castlereagh sisting it.—Lord Exmouth's Proposal to the Dey, which
to the allied Sovereigns on the same.--State of the is rejected.---Battle of Algiers:-Defeat of the Algerines
South of France. -Persecution of the Protestants.

and their Navy destroyed:-Liberation of all the Chris.
Report to the King on the State of France.

1568 tian Prisoners, and Treaty of Peace.- Observations.-

CHAP. VII.-Occupation of the Island of Martinique by State of Affairs in France and England at the Close of

the British.-Insurrection in Guadaloupe, which declares

the Year 1816,-Conclusion



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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
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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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