Correspondence; From 1794 Volume . 1

Correspondence; From 1794 Volume . 1

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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. 1870 edition. Excerpt: ...on the correspondence with 24, left Strasbourg immediately after his examination, which turned out very fortunately for him, and he came directly to this place, having been accompanied, as he informed me, to the French advanced Posts, by 24's Adjutant General--I questioned him much, and the following is the result of his information, which I think necessary to communicate to You, in order that by comparing it with what he says to Yourself, You may be able to form a better Judgment of his veracity, and of the dependance to be placed upon him--I did not send my letter by him, lest he should have suspected its contents, and consequently been more upon his guard than he will probably be now. The principal points upon which I interrogated him were the following: --1st. Pichegru's Opinion respecting the passage of the Upper Ehine by the Prince of Conde and General Melas in the month of November. 2nd. Pichegru's Opinion respecting the delivering up of Strasbourg. 3rd. Pichegru's Opinion respecting the best situation for the Prince of Conde to remain in for the present. 4th. The footing upon which Pichegru is with Jourdan--and whether or not they have had any communication upon the subject of what we suppose to be Pichegru's intentions. 5 th. Whether Pichegru talked much against the existing Government in France? Whether he expressed positively his determination to take a decided part against it? and whether he gave any intimation of what his real plan is? To the first of these interrogatories he answered: --4 That Pichegru told him, he never had the smallest apprehension of the passage of the Upper Ehine at the period in question, because the force apparently destined to effect it was not adequate to undertake any solid operation, especially when...show more

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  • Paperback | 166 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 308g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236599942
  • 9781236599940