The Universal Chronologist, and Historical Register; From the Creation to the Close of the Year 1825; Comprising the Elements of General History, from the French of M. St. Martin

The Universal Chronologist, and Historical Register; From the Creation to the Close of the Year 1825; Comprising the Elements of General History, from the French of M. St. Martin : With an Elaborate Continuation, in Which Are Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1835 edition. Excerpt: ...had lived, under the name of Count de Lille, since the house of Austria obliged him to separate from the emigrants forming the corps under Prince Conde. Louis therefore repaired to Russia, where he had an asylum granted by Paul the First. 12. The late king of Poland died, at Petersburgh, aged 66. 15. The populace of Rome rejected the pope's authorit, when the French troops fnvou the insiirreetion. and General Berthier recognised the republic of Rome, in the name of France. 3). Plus the Sixth, whose throne was shaken to the centre, quitted Rome, and retired to a convent at Sienna. 23. Lord Camelford hastily shot __ incensed at seeing the tri-coloured a.c. 1799 upon a question of rank, but was flag surmounted by a red night-cap, ac uitted by a court-martial. arch I. At the congress at Rastadt, a deputation from the empire recognised the left bank of the Rhine as the limit of the French republic. 2. The invasion of Switzerland by the French produced the battle and capture of Friburg, and the occupation of Soleure and Morat. 3. Arthur O'Connor and three persons, in attempting to emigrate to France, were taken into custody. 5. Bernc was taken by capitulation, after several sanguinary battles between the French and the Switzcrs. The capture of that principal city by Brune led to the submission of nearly the whole of Switzerland. 6. The Habeas Corpus act was suspended. Twelve delegates and their secretary were seized in Dublin. 12. Many persons were arrested in Dublin, charged with hightreason. 13. At Newport, in Monmouthshire, a hair-dresser having eaten so voraciously as to occasion his death, a coroner's inquest brought in a verdict, Felo-dc-se. 2. The counties of Cork and Wexford were in a complete state of insurrection. Dublin...show more

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  • Paperback | 398 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 708g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236781511
  • 9781236781512