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CHA P. IX.'
CH A P. X.
Conduct of the Swiss Cantons, the King of Sweden, and of other Sovereigns towards
France. Avignon incorporated with France. Insurrection in Corsica suppressed. Suspicions entertained of the King's Brothers, and the Princes of the Blood Royal. Admonitions to the King. Constitutional Code presented to him. His Conduct on this Occasion highly satisfactory to the Public. Efforts of the Republicans to obstruct the final Settlement of the Constitution—ineffectual. King's Letter to the Assembly. His Acceptance of the Constitution. Joy erpressed by the French at this Event Constitution solemnly proclaimed. Protest aguinst it by many Members of the Assembly. Spirited Opposition of M. Malonne. Violent Debates on the Administration of the Finances. **Dissolution of the Assembly.
C H A P. XI.
The Minister announces the prosperous State of the Finances of Great Britain. This
Statement followed immediately by a Declaration of the Necessity of preparing for War with Spain. Reflections on the annual Million for liquidating the National Debt. The Spaniards seize English Trading Vessels on the North West Coast of America. Circumstances that induced and encouraged them to tuke that bold step. Prepurations for War on the Part of both Spain and Great Britain. Arguments for the Universal Liberty of that Commerce, and Freedom of the Ocean; and for a Right of appropriating unoccupied Land, by Occupancy and Labour. Opposite Sentiments concerning Colonization at the Conclusion of the American War, and in the present Period. A Vote of One Million for Military Prepurations. Tone of the British Nation at the General Election for a New Parliament, 1790.
A new Parliament. Speech from the Throne. Various Observations thereon. Motion for the Papers relating to the Affair at Nootka Sound in both Houses. Negatived Motion for an Address to his Majesty on the Spanish Convention in both Houses. Debates thereon. Motion curried. Plan for defraying the Expences of the Spanish Armament. Impeachment of Mr. Hastings not abated by a Dissolution of Parliament. Petition of Mr. Hastings, and Motions in Parliament for continuing the Session until his Trial should be brought to a Conclusion. That complied with. War in India. Motions in Parliament for the Production of Papers relative to the Attack of Tippoo Sultan on the Lines of Travancore. Agreed to. Motions for censuring the War with Tippoo. Negatived. Resolutions approving the War. Agreed to. Motion for Leave to bring a Bill into the House of Commons for the Abolition of the Slave Trade. Negatived. A Bill passed for the Relief of the Protesting Catholics. Motion for the Relief of the Scots from the Test Act. Negatived.
The Order proper to be observed in Narration. Apology for not always adhering
strictly to that of Time. Message from his Majesty relative to Russia, and the Augmentation of our Naval Force. The only l'erms on which alone the Czarina was willing to make Peace with the Turks. The Mediation of the Allies for effecting that Object, hitherto fruitless. Growing Coldness and Jealousies between the Empress
CHA P. XIV.
Address of the Students of New College, Hackney, to Dr. Priestly, in consequence
Mr. Hastings Trial, May 16
Letter from Roederer, Deputy to the National Assembly, to M. de Bouille
Declaration of the King of the French, June 26
Majesty and the Royal Family left Paris to go to Montmedi
Letter of Instructions from M. Montmorin, Minister of France for Foreign Affairs,
sent by Order of the King to all his Ministers at Foreign Courts, April 23
The King's Speech to the New National Assembly, October 7
198 Message from the National Assembly to the King, November 29
200 The King's Speech 'to the National Assembly, December 14
201 Address from the National Assembly to the King, December 16
203 Protest of the Princes of the House of Bourbon, against the King's Acceptance of the Constitution, October 8
204 Proclamation of the Brothers of the King of France, to dispel the Suspicions which have arisen of their Intention to dethrone their Brother
207 Answer of the King's Brothers to his Majesty's Letter, November 16
208 Substance of a Partition Treaty between the Courts in concert, concluded and signed at Pavia, July 1791
ib. Secret Articles of the Treaty, signed personally at Pilnitz by the Emperor and King of Prussia, August 27
210 Manifesto of the French Nation, decreed by the National Assembly, and ordered to be delivered by the Ministers, to all the Courts in Europe, Dec. 29
211 Answers of the several Courts, to Louis XVI. on his Notification of his Acceptance of the New Constitution, September 14
213 Copy of an Order of the Court of Brussels to the Magistrates of Ostend, October 1791
216 Copy of a Circular Dispatch of the Aulic and State Chancellor Prince de Kaunitz, to
the Ambassadors and Ministers of the Emperor of Germany, at the several Foreign Courts, November 1
ib, Circular Note sent by the Emperor to the different Powers in Europe, on of the French King's Acceptance of the Constitution, November 19
217 The Emperor's Answer to Louis XVI. respecting the Warlike Assemblies of Emigrants in Germany, November 1791
218 Letter from the French Princes to the Emperor, November 15, 1791
ib. Note delivered by Baron Nolchen to the Imperial Minister, November 30
220 Note from Prince Kaunitz Rietbergh to the French Ambassador at Vienna, December 21
221 Letter from the King to the National Assembly
222 Speech of the President of the United States to both Houses of Congress, Oct. 25' 223 Letter from the Empress of Russia to the Marshal de Broglio, October 29 227 A Memorial presented by the Deputies of the Greek Islands to the Empress of Russia,
offering the Imperial Grecian Throne to her second Grandson Constantine 228 Memorial from the Emperor of Germany to all the Great powers of Europe Agreement entered into at Pilnitz between the Emperor King of Prussia August 27
on the Subject
Life of the late celebrated Chymist, Charles Rene de Fourcroy
233 Account of an Interview with a Prince of Morocco, and a Visit to his Harem 237 Audience of the Emperor of Morocco
241 Short History of the Constitution Unigenitus
243 Account of the Theosophists and Rosicrusians
246 The Life of Christopher Smart, the Poet
256 Practical Character of St. Evremont
267 Anecdotes respecting the Death of Mirabeau
268 Account of the Life and Writings of Dr. Thomas Blacklock
* For these two papers, vide History of Europe, p. 72, &c.