The Reign of Louis the Sixteenth; And Complete History of the French Revolution

The Reign of Louis the Sixteenth; And Complete History of the French Revolution : With Notes, Critical and Explanatory (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Reign of Louis the Sixteenth; And Complete History of the French Revolution: With Notes, Critical and Explanatory But though M. De Sartine was the principal advocate for the American caul'e, he was determined that the charges of duplicity which fuch a line of conduct mufi inevitably bring upon his country {hould not refl perfonally with himfelf. He, therefore, Upon fome reports which tended to difcourage the commerce with the Americans, by enforcing abelief that the protection of the court would not be extended to French vefl'els convey ing the products 'of that continent, and that fuch vellels mul'c, of couffe, if taken; be came legal prizes to the Englilh, aflured the feveralchambers of commerce, by a public infirument, (mined on the fourth of July, 1777) and in direet contravention of all the Englilh navigation laws, that the king wasdetermined to afford the fulleft protection ties} their commerce, and. Would\ reclaim all the {hips that fliould be captured under thatr pretext. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 872 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 44mm | 1,143g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243252390
  • 9780243252398