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ever, assure the public, that it is not the less genuine and authentic for that'; and we can further assure them, that we have never presumed to differ from the common and official accounts, but where our information proceeded from so superior an authority as to leave not a doubt but that it was right. Some explanation will also be found in this volume, of certain political tranfactions, which have appeared in a mysterious light to most persons ; but these affairs will be still more amply elucidated in our next volume.

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THE History of Knowledge, Learning, and Tafe, in Gredt Britain, dar.

ing the Commonwealth and the Usurpation of Cromwell,

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Great Britain. Short Retrospext of political Transactions from the commencen

ment of the War. Humiliating Proposals of the French Republic to appease

the Refentment of the British Cabinet. Offer on the Part of the Republic to

relinquish her Colonies to Great Britain, as the Price of Neutrality. State

of Affairs at the Conclusion of 1795. Meetings of the Corresponding So-

ciety. Outrages ofjered to the King in his Way to and from the House of

Lords. Examination of Witnelles at the Bar of the House. Proclamation

for apprehending tho Ojenders. Proclamation again Seditious Meetings.

Lord Grenvile's Morion in the Lords for a Bill for the Preservation of his

Majesty's Person and Government, Debate on that Motion. Bill read a

second Time. Mr. Pin's. Moiion in the House of Commons for a Bill to

prevent Seditious Meeting's 'and Ademblies. Warm Debate on that Bill.

Mr. Fox's Mokion; for Call of the House. Mr. Dundas's Declaration

that the two BWs had been in Contemplation before the Outrage against

the King. Debates in the Lords on the Commitment of Lord Grenville's

Bill. Amendments proposed by the Duke of Leeds and Earl of Lauderdale.

Lord Grenville's Bill palled in the House of Lords. Public Meetings in

Opposition to the two Bills. Lord Grenville's Bill read a first Time in the

House of Commons. Mr. Sheridan's Motion for an Inquiry concerning

Seditious Meetings. Further Debates in the Commons on Lord Grenville's

Bill. Debates on Mr. Pitt's Bill-in the House of Commons-win the House

of Lords. Reflections on these Bells. Never yet ailed upon by Ministry, 3

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Committee of Supply. Seamen and Marines voted. General M-Leod's Motion

respecting the Military Force of the Country. Army Eftimates. Debate ort
that Subje&i. General Smith's Motion for recommitting the Report of the
Army Estimates. Discussion on the IV efi- India Expedition and the Barrack

System.' General Smith's Mction relative to Barracks. Negatived,


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The Budget. Eftimates. Taxes. Debate concerning the Loan. Further

Debates on this Subject. Morien for a Committee of Inquiry concerning it.
Close Conmittee appointed. Report of the Committee. Debate on the Report.
Motion respecting the fiétitioes Hamburgh Bills drawn by the Treasury.
Debates oil the Pote of Credit BillIn the Commons-- In the Lords. Op-
position to the Tax on Tobacco- To the Horje Duty. Tax on Callicoes given
Debates on Collateral Succellion Torx.

Tax on Landed Succeffion

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Jelsage from the King relative 10 Peace! : Debates on that Subject~ In the

House of Commons-- In the House of Lords: 11r.: cyós llotion for Peace
- Rejected. Ilargon War. General: M Leaviz Moim on that Sulječi.

wr. Sheririan's blotion for Papers relative to the left India Expedition.

Succefiere Debates en ihis Subject. Motion relation to 11. Sombreuil, and

the Quiberon Expedition,


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Discusion in the House of Lords on the general Condu27 of Administration.
Air. Grry's Morion in the Commons for the impeachment of minifters. Debate

Sublicly. Lord Guillfuril's Motion on the Co

Aliniel's, W. Fox's Motion on the fame Subject,


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France.- Preparations for the Campaign of 1796. Revolt of the Chiefs of

the Vendée. Proclamation of Stoflet. Death of the rebel Chiefs, and final

Submission of the insurgent Departments. Opening of the Campaign in Italy.

Command of the Army given to Buonaparte. Attack of the Combined Armies.

Victory of the French at the Battle of Monte Notte. Battle of Millesimo.

Brave Defence of the Piedmontese General Rovera. Defeat of the Auftrians

quith the Loss of ten thousand Men. Surprize and Repulse of the French

at Dego by Marshal Beaulieu. Ceva taken by the French. Retreat of

Count Colli across the Stura towards Turin. Defeat of the Piedmontese

Army at Cherasco. Sufpenfion of Arms demanded by the King of Sardinia.

Peace concluded between the French Republic and his Sarilinian Najefy at

Paris. Conditions of the Treaty. Refle&tions on the Treaty. Obfervations

on the Mode of Conducting the War. Evacuation of Piedmont by 11 hal

Beaulieu. Poleilion of the Piedmontese Fortre Jes by the French. Propa-

rations made by Beaulieu to prevent the Passage of the Po at lalonza. Pas-

Jage of the Po by the French at Placentia. Defeat of the Auflrians at

Fombio. Repulse of the Austrians at Codogno. Death of General Laharpe.

Armistice solicited by the Dukes of Parma and Modena. Defeat of the

Auftrians at the Bridge of Lodi. Conquest of Lombardy. Causes of the

Discontents between the French Republic and the United States of America.

General Washington's intercepted Letter to Mr. Morris. Representations

made to the French Directory to prevent an immediate Rupture. Rise and

Progress of the Discontents in Holland. Negotiations of the discontentech

Party with the French Government. Asembly of the Dutch Convention.

State of Parties. Declaration of War aguinji England. Propositions

maite at Base by the English Ambasador for opening a Negotiation wink

France. Remonftrances of the French Directory with the Canton of Basle.

Envoy Extraordinary sent from Bajie to Paris. Appointment of a Minister

of the Police. Troubles in the South of Frmce. Irfurreétion in the Departa

ment of the Nievre. Proclamation of the Directory. Jacobin Societies shut

up. Severe Laws enacted again them. Revolt of the Leginn of the

Police. Conspiracy of Babeuf. Troubles occafioned ly the refractory

Clergy. Laws respecting the Division of the Efates of Emigrants, I 82

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Opening of the Campaign on the Rhine. Objętt of the Campaign. Battle on

the Sieg. Victories of the French at Altenkirchen. Pasage of the Lahn.

Attack of the French by Prince Charles. Retreat of the French to their

former Positions. Paljage of the Rhine by the Army under Moreau. Kehi

taken. Aufirian Army in Italy take Refuge in Mantua. French take Pof-

Jeffion of Leghorn. Entrance of the French Army on the Territories of ihe

Popc. Surrender of Bologna, Ferrara, and Urbino. Armistice concluded

with Naples and the Pope. Conditions of the Armistice. Petition of the

French Artists against the Removal 10 Paris of the Monuments of the Arts

from Italy. Refusal of the Directory. Operations of the French Army in

the Brisgaw. Return of Prince Charles from the Lower Rhine to the Af-

fifiance of General Iurmfer. Battle of Reuchen. Battle of Radfadt.

General Jourdan advances to Frankfort. Battle of Ettingen. Retreat of

the Imperial Army into Germany. Pallage of the Rhine at Huningue.

French in Pollion of the Course of the Rhine. Trial of the Murderer's of

September 1792. Acquittal of the Insurgents in the Affair of Vendemiaire.

Caufes and Confequences of that Insurrection. Affairs of Finance. Extinc-

tion of the Arignats and Refcriptions. Creation of Mandats.' Loans in-

forcing their Circulation. Great Depreciation of this paper. Forced Loans.

State of the Public Revenue. Various Modes of granting the Supplies.

Supprefion of religious Houses in the Lory Countries. Expulsion of the Pope's

Envoys from Paris. Dismision of the Sardinian Ambassador. Dismiffion

of the Plenipotentiary from the Duke of Tuscany. Expulsion of the Swedish



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