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The King's Speech to the New National Assembly, October 7

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Message from the National Assembly to the King, November 29
The King's Speech to the National Assembly, December 14
Address from the National Assembly to the King, December 16

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Protest of the Princes of the House of Bourbon, against the King's Acceptance of the
Constitution, October 8

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Proclamation of the Brothers of the King of France, to dispel the Suspicions which
have arisen of their Intention to dethrone their Brother

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Answer of the King's Brothers to his Majesty's Letter, November 16

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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

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Manifesto of the French Nation, decreed by the National Assembly

, and ordered to be de-
livered by the Ministers, to all the Courts in Europe, Dec. 29

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Answers of the several Courts, to Louis XVI. on his Notification of his Acceptance of
the New Constitution, September 14

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Copy of an Order of the Court of Brussels to the Magistrates of Ostend, October
1791

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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 the Subject
of the French King's Acceptance of the Constitution, November 19

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The Emperor's Answer to Louis XV I. respecting the Warlike Assemblies of Emigrants
in Germany, November 1791

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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, Decem-

ber 21
Letter from the King to the National Assembly
Speech of the President of the United States to both Houses of Congress

, Oct. 25°
Letter from the Empress of Russia to the Marshal de Broglio, October 29
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
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

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CHARACTERS.

p. 230

Life of the late celebrated Chymist, Charles Rene de Fourcroy
Treatment, Mode of Life, Habits, and Comforts of the Negro Slaves in the British
West-India Islani's

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Account of an Interview with a Prince of Morocco, and a Visit to his Harem

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Audience of the Emperor of Morocco

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Short History of the Constitution Unigenitus

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Account of the Theosophists and Rosicrusians

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The Life of Christopher Smart, the Poet
Practical Character of St. Evremont

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Anecdotes respecting the Death of Mirabeau

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Account of the Life and Writings of Dr. Thomas Blacklock

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• for these two papers, vide History of Europe, p. 72, &c.

Method of Preserving Fruit Trees in Blossom, from the Effects of Frost
Method of making and using the Composition for curing Injuries and Defects in Trees

by Mr. William Forsyth

Remarks on the manufacturing of Maple Sugar

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Directions of the Lancashire Humane Society, for the Recovesy of Persons apparently

Dead by drowning, and other Species of Suffocation

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Account of Canals in Spain

Specification of Mr. Jaynes's Patent for preserving Eggs two Years

Specification of Mr. Glenny's Patent for obtaining a larger Quantity of Pot and Pearl

Ashes from Wood Ashes than heretofore

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Remedy for the Bite of a mad Dog

ib.

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ANTIQUITIES.

p. 364

Copy of a Letter from Oliver Cromwell to his Wife

Punishment of Alderman Reed, of London, in Henry the Vijith's Time,

for refusing to

pay his Share of a Benevolence

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Copy of a Letter from Henry VIII. to Mrs. Coward, recommending a favourite

Scrvant, in the Way of Marriage

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Order of Council againsi Certain Stage Players in the North, 1556

Erroneous Idcas of the Antients, respecting the Caspian

Proofs of the high and early Civilization of the People of India

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MISCELLANEOUS

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CONTENT S.*

HISTORY OF EURO P E.

CHAP. I.

Prepossession of the Turks in favour of their own Military Character. Hassan Ali

appointed Grand Vizier. His Character. Situation of the Ottoman Empire. Conduct of Selim. Treaty between the Porte and the King of Prussia. Continued Preparations for War between the Porte on the one Part, and the Russians and Austrians on the other. Death and Character of the Emperor Joseph. Succeeded by his Brother Leopold. Character and Conduct of Leopold on the Commencement of his Reign. His arduous Situation internal and external. Discontents and Disturbances in Hungary, the Milanese, and Tuscany, and Insurrection and Revolt of the Netherlands. Political State of Europe. Sextuple Alliance in opposition to the Confederation between Austria and Russia. Hostility and Animosity between the Courts of Berlin and Vienna ;-yet both these Powers inclined to Peace. A Congress for that Purpose proposed by Leopold. State and position of the Austrian and Prussian Armies. Eugerness of the Divan for a Continuation of the War. Progress of the Austrian Arms, on the Side of Turkey. Cessation of Hostilities and Armistice between the Turks and Austrians. Death and Character of Field Marshal Laudhon. Conferences and Convention at Reichenbach for the Purpose of a Pacification between Austria and Turkey, and for a Restoration of the Netherlands to the Dominion of Austriu. Prudent Conduct of Leopold, with regard to the Hungarians. Dissentions, Contests, and State of Parties in Hungary. Leopold elected King of the Romans, and crowned Emperor. Grants, as by free-will, to the Hungarians, what he had refused to their importunate Solicitations. Settlement of his Family, and Intermarriages. Various Acts of his Imperial Majesty's prudent Condescension and Favour. Peace concluded between the Court of Vienna und the Ottoman Porte at Sistovia.

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CHAP. II.

Progress of the Spirit of Freedom. Modified by the different Characiers of Nations.

Singular Combination of a Spirit of Liberty with Aristocratical Pride and Religious Bigotry. Political Constitution of the Austrian Netherlands. Analogous to that of England. Arbitrary Government of the Emperor. Discontents of the People.

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• The reader is requested to observe, that two distinct series of pages have been followed in the present Volume, which commence respectively at the portions allotted : to the “History of Europe,” and the “ Chronicle."

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