Despatches of Earl Gower, English Ambassador at Paris from June 1790 to August 1792; To Which Are Added the Despatches of Mr. Lindsay and Mr. Monro

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 Excerpt: ... safe-guard to the sacred persons of Their Majesties, and a number of the Municipality also attend. A motion was made last week to confine Their Majesties in separate apartments; that right was however found to rest with the Municipality, and I have the pleasure of saying that Their Most Christian Majesties ...
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 Excerpt: ... safe-guard to the sacred persons of Their Majesties, and a number of the Municipality also attend. A motion was made last week to confine Their Majesties in separate apartments; that right was however found to rest with the Municipality, and I have the pleasure of saying that Their Most Christian Majesties still enjoy the comfort of being together, and were, not an hour ago, in perfect good health. I ask pardon for giving such a detailed account of such uncommon barbarity, which I am sure must be as disagreeable for you to read as it is for me to commit such acts to paper, but they ought to be particularized to the eternal disgrace of a people who pretend to be the most civilized among the nations of Europe. Wednesday, half past 2 o'clock. The proceedings of the dispute that existed between the National Assembly, backed by a section or two, and the Conseil de la Commune has no doubt been explained by Mr Lindsay. That affair after having been carried to a considerable length, from conciliatory measures being adopted by both sides was almost dropped: and on Sunday from the critical state of the Nation the Assembly on a motion of Mr Thuriot's decreed that the Council General de la Commune should be augmented to two hundred and eighty-eight, including the Municipal Officers, the Mayor, the Procureur de la Commune, and his substitutes; that the Commissaires which had been appointed on the 10th of August should however be members of the Conseil General, without the sections wished to displace them. A decree on the same day authorized the Ministre de la Guerre, to take the cavalry's carabines, and arm the troops that wanted them at the camp of Soissons, which is the case with most of them that are there. On Tuesday a report was circulated that the National Assemb...
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  • ISBN-13: 9781150092497
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2012
  • Pages: 174
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.37 (d)

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