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LONDON: PRINIBD BY C. H. REYNBLL, BROAD STREET, GOLDEN SQUARE.

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LONDON: 1827.
PRINTED FOR HUNT AND CLARKE, YORK

STREET, COVENT GARDEN.

CONTENTS

OF

VOL. I.

PAGE
INTRODUCTION - . . - 5
SKETCH OF MY LITERARY CAREER - . 7
MY FLIGHT TO PARIS - - - 75
THE MOST REMARKABLE YEAR OF MY
LIFE, &c.
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- 211
INTRODUCTION-Letter of the Russian. envoy to the
author-Journey from Weimar to Berlin-Advice of
the Russian envoy-Last advice of an old man at
Zanow, a town in Pomerania-Arrival on the frontiers
of Russia-Arrest-Departure from Mittau, under the
escort of an officer and a Cossack-Account of the
papers seized-Arrival at Mittau-Incidents in the
governor of Courland's house-Portrait of aulic coun-
sellor Schitschekatichin-Order to depart for Peters-
burgh, and preparations- Portrait of Alexander Schül-
kins, courier of the senate-Cruel separation of the
author from his wife and childreu-Discovery that
Siberia is the object of his journey-Resolution to
make his escape, and preparations for the same-His
escape in the night-Retreat in the forests of Livonia
-Hopes of finding an asylum at Stockmannshoff-
Incidents in that castle--M. Prostenius, his conduct
and character-Second arrest-Generosity of madame
de Löwenstern and family-Departure from Stock-
mannshoff-Measures of precaution taken with regard
to the author-Remarkable hospitality of M. de Korf-
Consolations of the counsellor and courier.

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