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-Successes of the French.—The allied cause ruined by the defection of
1786.- INSURRECTIONS in the Spanish colonies.-Reflections on them.
and accession of Charles the Fourth.
COMMERCIAL treaty with Russia.
1786.- Affair of cardinal de Rohan, said to have been implicated in the affair of
the necklace.-See France.
1792.- The pope discovers a disposition to take an active part against France.
Revolution in favour of the people.
1786.---TRANSACTIONS with Russia and the Porte.- New code of laws ordered and
new system of judicial proceedings.-Measures respecting the church.-Ordi.
nances respecting gaming.-See ecclesiastical history.
Netherlands. He is forced to abandon his project.
-Events propitious to the emperor.--Events of the campaign.-The emperor's
1790.---Thc civil war continues.—Death of Joseph the Second and accession of
Leopold. -Characters.-Leopold's line of conduct.—Is raised to the imperial
throne.-Restores tranquillity in Hungary and the Netherlands.
Congress of Mantua and Pilnitz.—Different sentiments of the emperor and
rights in Alsace.
FRANCIS THE SECOND.
1786.- TREATY with Holland.-Death and character of Frederic the Second, and
accession of Frederic. William the Second. His character and popular mea.
the affairs of the imperial courts and Turkey.
in the east.-His perfidious conduct towards the Poles.
-Gustavas's motives for war with Russia.—Treaty with the Porte.—Events
Conspiracy against the king's life.--He is murdered.--Duke of Sudermania
War with the Tartars, headed by a prophet named the Sheik Mansour.--
1790.- -Events of the campaign in the Baltic.--Treaty of peace' with Sweden.
Events of the campaign with the Turks. 1791.-Conferences at Sistovia.--Conduct of the Anglo-Prussian allies.-Events of
the campaign.-Treaty concluded at Sistovia. Treaty of peace signed.
Prince Potemkin's death and character.". Les .' ; :" ) 1792.-—-Empress's conduct respecting Poland. !. . ." 1793.- Measures relative to Poland. in....!.
w 1794. War in Poland and final partition of that country. 1795.- Policy of the empress relative to the war with France.-She finally annexes
Courland to her empire.
between the archduchess Alexandra and the king of Sweden-unsuccessful.
POLAND. arueng isang ing ..
Toni P ille:)... 1788.— Policy of Prussia respecting this state. - . Bue nas 1789. -Character and circumstances of the Poles.-Effects of the feudal system.-
Measures adopted to 'free themselves from dependency on Russia. 1790.- Proceedings relative to a new constitution.New treaty with Prussia., ! 1791.
- The patriots frame a new constitution.—Nature of it. Behaviour of Prussia
and other powers on the occasion.—That of Russia. 1792.- Contrast between the Polish patriots and French democrats. --Conduct of
Frederic William.-Military events.-Conduct of Stanislaus. He prevails on
the states to lay down their arms.—The patriots protest.
Events of the campaign. Kosciusko carried prisoner to Petersburg.--The
1786. EVENTS of the war in Egypt. 1787. Feelings of the sultan and divan on the subject of the empress's progress..
-Consequent negotiations at the Porte. VOL. III.