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1787.— Merits of the commercial treaty discussed.-New arrangement of the customs.
Decisions relative to Scotch peerage. Proceeding relative to Mr. Hastings's
trial.-Foreign affairs. I.. Her
· Affairs of Holland.-Flag officers.--Affair of.--Divers, acts.-Slave trade.-
Foreign affairs.—The king's illness.-Parliamentary proceedings relative to it.
tary proceedings on the king's illness.--The king recovers.--Motions respecting
dissenters.--Election of Mr. Addington speaker. 'ns !
1791. -Conduct of government respecting the Turkish war.-Mediation for peace.-
Liberal act respecting roman catholics.--Merits of the slave trade debated.
-Merits of the war in India debated.
libel.–State of the revenue.-Seditious proceedings of several societies.
-Negotiations with France-abortive. Deceitful conduct of France.--War
-Debates on the merits of the war.–Supplies for it voted.--Societies charged
with seditious practices.- Habeas corpus şuspended.-Consequent proceedings.
to the German emperor.-Supplies voted.—Motions by lord Stanhope, Mr.
- Marriage of the prince of Wales.-- Treaty with Russia.—Affairs of Ireland.
1786.- VIOLENCES committed by the different factions.-Conduct of each.-Conduct
of the king of Prussia.-Conduct of France. Of England. - .
prineess visits the provinces. The Prussian troops are pút in motion. The
revolters submit and tranquillity is restored.' . .
1787, Reasons for the line of conduct adopted by France in foreign affairs.
. Origin of the revolution.--State of the public mind.-Calonne's plan of reform.
-Death of de Vergennes.-Assembly of notables.-Calonne foiled by the
opponents to his measures.—He is succeeded by the archbishop of Toulouse.
.::court.- State of the public mind.-Cour pleniere projected.-King's distress.
Mirabeau's character. Duke of Orleans.—The motives of their conduct.
general. Cahiers.—How given.-Tumults at Paris. --State of parties.--Necker's
Orleans.--I1l-judged measures of the court.--Necker dismissed. — Popular
-State of the public mind.--Artois, the Polignacs and others desert the king.
--Tumults in the provinces.--Necker's financial measures.--New constitution.
The - king is forced to come to Paris.—Triumph of the republicans.-Mira-
St. Domingo.--Anacharsis. Clootz...
dom.-—Artifices of the jacobins. Suspicions of the king's intention to escape.
Different principles of the parties in France.
of opinion in some of the patriots.-Preparations for war.Transactions
non-juring priests and army of 20,000 ordered to Paris.--King's veto.-
Madame Elizabeth's behaviour.-Fayette's.- Marseillois.--Means used to incense
-Petion accuses the king.--Revolutionary project executed by Danton,
The jacobins triumphant.-King's trial ordered.---Process.
Roland resigns.-Practices of the terrorists.-Effects.--Erroneous principles of
-Measures relative to religion.
pierre proscribes his former associates.-War in the Vendee.-Events of it.
convention.—He is borne down.--Arrested and executed.-New- system.-
Political events relative to France.-Conduct of Prussia.-Force of the two
forces in an attack on the Dutch frontier. --Successes of the French on the
Spanish frontier.— Political effects.--Events on the Italian frontier.-Conquest
"* sequent acts.- Conduct of Prussia.Of the king of Spain. Submission of
the chouans, after the unsuccessful descent of the emigrants.--State of the
Contest between the moderatists and terrorists in the convention, and preva-
occurrences.-French-- institate founded. . .