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THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY

*IOR LENOX TILE FINDATIONS

OF THE

FRENCH REVOLUTION,

FROM

THE BREAKING OUT OF THE WAR IN 1792, TO THE RESTORATION

OF A GENERAL PEACE, IN 1815;

COMPREHENDING

THE CIVIL HISTORY OF GREAT BRITAIN AND FRANCE

DURING THAT PERIOD.

BY EDWARD BAINES.

WITH

AN ORIGINAL HISTORY OF THE LAST WAR BETWEEN THE

UNITED STATES AND GREAT BRITAIN.

BY WILLIAM GRIMSHAW,

OF PHILADELPHIA.

In Two Polumes..

VOL. II.

NEW YORK:
SOLD BY BANGS, BROTHER, & CO., 13 PARK ROW.

1855.

PUBLIC LIBRA

45709A

ASTOR. LENOX AND ALDEX POUNDATION

R 1022 L

ENTERED according to Act of Congress, in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-five,

By M. Carty & DAVIS,
In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the stern strict of Pennsylvania.

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BOOK IV. CONTINUED.

of France and Russia to the King of England CHAPTER III.

Failure of the Negotiation consequent thereon

Situation of the French and Spanish Armies in British History: Meeting of Parliament-De- the Peninsula at the beginning of November

bates on the late Negotiation with France-Fi. Defeal and partial Dispersion of the Army Dancial Statements-Lord Henry Petty's Plan of under General Blake iu Biscay-of Count Bel. Finance-Bill for the better Regulation of Courts veder's Force in Estramadura---and of the of Justice in Scotland-Mr. Whitbread's Plan

Army under General Castanos on the Ebrum for refurining the Poor Laws and amending the Advance of Napoleon to the Capital of SpainCondition of the Poor-Total Abolition of the Fall of Madrid-Disposition of the Spanish Slave-trade-Catholic Bill-Change of Minis- Colonies. CAMPAIGN IN PURTUGAL: Situation try consequent thereon-New Administration- of that Kingdom-Oporto wrested from the General Election

Page 9 French-Arrival of a British Expedition under CHAPTER IV.

Sir Arthur Wellesley off the Coast of PortugalESPEDITIONS: To the Dardaneller-To Egypt

Debarkation of the British Troops-- Baule of Against Monte Video-Against Buenos Ayres

Roleia-Balile of Vimiera-Convention of Cin-Capiure of the Dutch Seulement of Curra

tra—Sir John Moore appointed Commander-in. coa--Expedition to Copenhagen --Wardeclared

chief of the British Forces in the Peninsulaby Russia against England - New System of

Advance of the Expedition under his Command Commercial Interdiction-Disputes with the

to Salamanca-Perilous Situation-Disastrous United States of America-French Decrees-

Retreat-Battle of Corunna-Death of Sir John British Orders in Council

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Moore-Embarkation of the Troops-Termina. tion of the Campaign

45 CHAPTER V.

CHAPTER VII. FOREIGN HISTORY: State of France--The Code FOREIGN History: Mediation of Austria-Perilof Conscription—The Emperor's Address 10 the

ous Situation of Sweden-Subsidiary Treaty Asemblies-Territorial Changes in Holland- between Great Briiain and Sweden- Invasion State of Portugal — Threats of French Invasion

of Finland by the Russians, under Count Buxheld out to the Court of Lisbon-Removal of

hovden-Surrender of Abo and Borneberg to the British Settlers-Emigration of the Court the Russians-Fall of Sveaborg-Armistice to the Brazils-Entrance of the French Army between the Russian and Swedish Forcesinto Lisbon-Situation of Spain-Conspiracy Unsuccessful Efforts of Sweden against Noragainst the King by his Son --Secret Treaty for

way-English Army despatched to the Balticthe Partition of the Kingdom of Portugal - In- Operations of the Squadron under Sir Samuel troduction of a French Force into Spain-Ab

Hood-Predominant Influence of French Polidication of Charles IV.- The Royal Family of tics at the Court of St. Petersburg -Expulsion Spain allured to Bayonne to meet the Emperor of the Swedes from Finland-Death of Chris. Napoleon- Intrigues at that Place-Abdication tian VII. King of Denmark-Changes in Italy, or Charles and Ferdinand in favour of Bona.

Establishment of an Order of hereditary Nobiparte--Insurrection at Madrid-Prostration of

lily in France-Nomenclature of the Court of Spain at the feet of the Invaders

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the Emperor Napoleon (nott) --- French Annual CHAPTER VI.

Expose-Kelations hetween the United States CAMPAIGN IN THE PENINSULA OF SPAIN AND

of America and the belligerant Powers of E1PORTUGAL: Formation of the Juntas, and gene

rope

75 ral Burst of Patriotismn thronghout the Provinces

CHAPTER VIII. of Spain-Declaration of War against France, British HISTORY: Meeting of the Parliament of and Restoration of Peace with England-Suc- 1808– Debates on the Bombardment of Copenconrs afforded to the Spanish Parriots by Great hagen and the Seizure of the Danish FleeiBritain-Surrender of the French Fleei at Ca- Petitions for Peace Mr Whitbread's Motion diz-Defeat and Capitulation of the French of Censure for the Rejection of the protlered Army under General Dupont--Gallant Defence Mediation of Russia and Austria-Bill for the of Saragossa-Battle of Rio Seco-Operations Prevention of Reversionary Grants—Sir Fran. in Biscar-Repulse of the French Army at Va. cis Burdett's Motion on the Appropriation of lentia - Joseph Bonaparte proclaimed King of the Droits of Admiralty-Lord Castlereogh's Sain by Napoleon-Sketch of the New Spa- Proposal for reviving the Practice of Enlisinish Constitntion-Entrance of Joseph Bona- ment for Life--for the Forniation of a Local parte into Madrid-His precipitate Retreat from Militia-National Finances-Sir Samuel Romilthat Capital-Installation of the Supreme ly's Bill for ameliorating the Criminal CodeJunta-Failure of the Spanish Armies in their Mr. Sheridan's Appeal in favour of the Spanish Efforts to drive the French beyond the Pyre. Patriots-Rejection of a Bill for fixing a minineesmLiberation of the Spanish Troops in the mum Price on Labour-The Session of ParliaBaluc under the Marquis de la Romana-Con- ment closed by a solemn Pledge to support the ference at Erfurth-Letters from the Emperors Cause of the Spanish Patriots

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