The Newspaper Reader; The Journals of the Nineteenth Century on Events of the Day [Selections, Ed.] by H.F. Bussey and T.W. Reid

The Newspaper Reader; The Journals of the Nineteenth Century on Events of the Day [Selections, Ed.] by H.F. Bussey and T.W. Reid

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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. 1879 edition. Excerpt: ...his unfortunate marriage and the proceedings which grew out of it, all tended to injure him in the general estimation; but at length his errors were forgotten in the mild and amiable character of his reign, and during his long and painful illness the public sympathy was manifested in a most unequivocal manner. THE FKENCH REVOLUTION OF 1830. The result of this revolution was the abdication of Charles X. and the bestowal of the crown on the Duke of Orleans as Louis Philippe I. The account of the early days of this revolution, which we take from the Times of August 3, 1830, is abstracted from Galignani's Messenger of a few days previously. Paris, July 31. The combat began on Tuesday afternoon, at four o'clock, in the Rue St. Honor6, on the part of the troops, and the resistance offered was immediate. The firing continued during the whole of the night. On the following morning the inhabitants formed but one army. Some of the National Guards reappeared in their uniforms and were greeted with reiterated acclamations. A multitude of citizens joined the National Guards. Gunpowder and arms were procured. On Tuesday night the guard-house near the Exchange was set on fire, and totally destroyed. On Wednesday Paris was declared in a state of siege, that is to say, it was to acknowledge no military authority THE FRENCH REVOLUTION OF 1830. 147 except that of the Duke de Eagusa. An action in the Rue Montmartre arose out of au attack made by the Duke de Ragusa in person. During part of the day the Place des Victoires was occupied by some troops. About two o'clock the Duke de Ragusa arrived at the Place at the head of fresh troops. He immediately ordered a charge, and on both sides several men were killed or wounded. The Marshal directed his troops down the Rue...show more

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  • Paperback | 98 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 191g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236679172
  • 9781236679178