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The King's Speech to the New National Assembly, October 7
, and ordered to be de-
the Ambassadors and Ministers of the Emperor of Germany, at the several Foreign
, Oct. 25°
offering the Imperial Grecian Throne to her second Grandson Constantine
Life of the late celebrated Chymist, Charles Rene de Fourcroy
• for these two papers, vide History of Europe, p. 72, &c.
A Description of the Village and Inhabitants of Calimuago, or Cocknawaga, who some
Instances of Living Animals, found inclosed in Solid Bodies
Method of Preserving Fruit Trees in Blossom, from the Effects of Frost
by Mr. William Forsyth
Directions of the Lancashire Humane Society, for the Recovesy of Persons apparently
Dead by drowning, and other Species of Suffocation
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
Remedy for the Bite of a mad Dog
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
Copy of a Letter from Henry VIII. to Mrs. Coward, recommending a favourite
Scrvant, in the Way of Marriage
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
HISTORY OF EURO P E.
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.
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.
• 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."