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OCCUPATION OF FRANCE BY THE ALLIED ARMIES;
SURRENDER OF NAPOLEON ;
RESTORATION OF THE BOURBONS,
[JULY, 1815, TO JULY, 1817.)
The right of Translation is reserved.
The documents in this volume refer to various subjects: among them may be mentioned :
The entry of the British Army into Paris, 7th July, 1815.
Louis XVIII. reinstated on the throne of France.
The surrender of Napoleon, 15th July, 1815, and the selection of St. Helena as the place of his Exile.
The correspondence respecting Marshal Ney.
The restoration of the Works of Art taken by the French.
Origin of, and correspondence respecting, the Holy Alliance.
The Duke of Wellington appointed Commander-inChief of the Allied Army of Occupation.
The construction of Netherlands Fortresses.
The escape of Lavalette and trial of Sir Robert Wilson.
Sir Pulteney Malcolm’s interview with Napoleon, 5th July, 1816.
War threatened between Spain and Portugal.
Plan for diminishing the expenses of the French Government and for the general reduction of the Army of Occupation.
The reversion of the Italian Duchies.