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329 AND 331 PEARL STREET,

FRANKLIN SQUARE.

1852.

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BOOK TWENTY-EIGHTH.

The 24th of June-Fouché is appointed President of the Provisional Govern-

ment-Formation ofthe new Ministry-Fouche's policy-Manuel--Sitting

of the Chamber of Representatives—It adopts Manuel's motion-The

25th of June-Departure of the Emperor from Paris—He goes to Mal-

maison--His farewell address to the Army-Five plenipotentiaries are

sent to negociate a peace-Interview between Fouché and M. de Vitrolles

- Interview between Napoleon and Benjamin Constant-Advice of

Napoleon's friends on the choice of his place of exile-He makes choice

of America-He is watched by the Provisional Government–Temporary

opposition of the Government to the departure of Napoleon-His resi-

deace at Malmaison-Solicitations of the Provisional Government to

Napoleon-It delivers him a passport-Refusal of Napoleon-Propo-

sition of Excelmans to Napoleon-Arrival of the Allies at Compeigne--

Napoleon proposes to put himself at the head of the Army-Refusal of

the Provisional Government-Meeting of M. de Flahaut and Davoust-

Napoleon and Maret-Critical situation of Napoleon-His departure

from Malmaison-His farewell—His journey-His halt at Rambouillet

-His hope3—Overtures of Excelmans to Daumesnil-Napoleon proceeds

through Chateaudun, Tours, and Poitiers--Mob at St. Maixent-He

arrives at Niort-Acclamations of the People+He arrives at Rochefort

on the 3rd of July–Napoleon renews his proposal to the Provisional

Government–Various counsels for the flight of Napoleon--His hesita-

tion-Reply of the Provisional Government to his proposal - Napoleon

embarks on board La Saale frigate on the 8th of July-He departs

from Rochefort-His visit to the Isle of Aix-Interview between M. de

Las Cases and Captain Maitland, on board the Bellerophon- The captain

of the Medusa proposes to force a passage against the English cruizer-

Refusal of Napoleon-Hc disembarks at the Isle of Aix-His indecision

-He refuses the proposition of Captain Baudin-Some midshipmen offer

to conduct him to America-Napoleon accepts the offer, and departs-

He is kept back by his suite-Second interview of Las Cases, Rovigo,

and Lallemand with Captain Maitland- Deliberation on his departure

Napoleon decides on going away by the Bellerophon–His letter to the

Prince Regent of England-His instructions to Gourgaud-Departure of

Gourgaud and Las Cases for England-Napoleon quits the Isle of Aix

--His farewell to Becker-He embarks on board the Bellerophon-He

receives a visit from Admiral Hotham--The Bellerophon arrives at Tor-

bay- The Emperor is rejoined there by Gourgaud-Departure from

Torbay and arrival at Plymouth—Cabinet Council of the English Minis-

ters on the fate of Napoleon-He is declared a prisoner of 'war by the

Alies--He is brought back to Torbay–He is required to deliver up his

sword-His farewell --His grief on hearing of the Capitulation of Paris

He embarks on board the Northumberland-His Protest against

England--His departure for St. Helena

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BOOK TWENTY-NINTH.

Wellington after the Battle of Waterloo--His despatch to the Duke de Berry

His letter to Dumouriez-He enters France—His proclamation to the

French people-He writes to the Duke de Feltre and to M. de Talley,

rand-Entrance of Louis XVIII. into France-Conferences of Haguenau

- Wellington's reply to the French Plenipotentiaries-Dismissal of M. de

Blacas-Louis XVIII. at Cateau-Cambrésis--His proclamation to the

French-He arrives at Cambray-Second proclamation to the French-

Intrigues of Fouché with the Provisional Government in favour of the

Bourbons-Davoust appointed Commander-in-Chief of the Army-Efforts

of MM. de Vitrolles and Ouvrard amongst the Chiefs of the Army—The

Provisional Government orders M. de Vitrolles to be arrested - His Flight

-Address of several generals to the Chamber of Representatives-Con-

ference in the Chamber of Peers-Plenipotentiaries sent to Wellington

and Blucher to negociate an armistice-Conferences of the Plenipoten-

tiaries with Wellington-Blucher crosses to the left bank of the Seine-

Situation of France—Strength of the Army-Excelmans attacks and

routs a corps of Prussian cayalry—Council of Government–Council of

War at La Villette-It authorises Davoust to capitulate-Application of

Davoust to Blucher-Blucher's reply-Fouché sends Colonel Macirone

to Wellington, and General Tromelin to Blucher-Conferences at St.

Cloud-Capitulation of Paris-Adoption of the Convention of St. Cloud

by the Chamber of Representatives-Agitation of the people Opposition

of the Army-Entrance of the English and Prussians into Paris—The

Chamber of Representatives—Vote of the Constitution—Interview between

Wellington and Fouché at Neuilly-Presentation of Fouché to the King,

Louis XVIII., by M. de Talleyrand-Conference-Nomination of

Fouché to the Ministry of Police-Composition of the Ministry-

Interview between Louis XVIII. and M. de Chateaubriand Confer-

ence of the Provisional Government-Occupation of the Tuileries, and

expulsion of the Commission by Blucher-Dispersion of the Chamber of

Peers-M. Decazes shuts up the Chamber of Representatives—Impo-

tence of Lafayette-Interview between Carnot and Fouché

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BOOK THIRTIETH.

Review of the Hundred Days-Entrance of Louis XVIII. into Paris-Speech

of M. de Chabrol-Answer of Louis XVIII.-Louis XVIII, at Paris

Acclamations of the Populace-Political Position of the King-Attitude

of Fouché-Ordinances for the re-organization of the Peerage, and for

the Convocation of the Chamber of Deputies--- The Army of the Loire-

Orders of the Day of Marshal Davoust–Submission of the Army to

Louis XVIII.—The Army adopts the White-flag-—Blucher wishes to

blow up the Bridge of Jena-Devastation of the Museum and the Li-

braries— Violence of the Prussians-Requisitions-Removal of the Pre-

fects—War Imposts_Occupation of Paris and France by the Allied

Armies—Disbanding of the Army of the Loire-Marshal Davoust super-

seded by Marshal Macdonald-Diplomatic Negociations at the residence

of Lord Castlereagh-Ultimatum of the Allied Powers-Aversion of

Louis XVIII. for M. de Talleyrand—Court of Louis XVIII.- His Family

-Favour of M. Decazes-M. Decazes-His Portrait-Retrospect of his

Life-His interview with the King-Fouche's Report-Proscriptions-

Weakness of the King

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BOOK THIRTY-FIRST.

Murat-His flight from Naples-Arrival at the Isle of Ischia— His aide-

de-camp, the Duke of Rocca Romana--His departure for France

He lands at Cannes--Offers his services to the Emperor-Refusal of

Napoleon-Terror in the South-Murat quits the neighbourhood of

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