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Resources and views of Napoleon. His Measures. - Failure

of the Duke and Duchess of Angoulême in the South of
France. Alienation of the Empress Maria Louisa. - Mi-
litary Conferences at Vienna.— Memoirs by Prince Schwart-
zenberg, General Knesebeck; and the Duke of Wellington.
- Treachery of Fouché. — The additional Act. — Interview
of Benjamin Constant with Napoleon. - Champ de Mai. -
Napoleon opens the Session of the Two Chambers, and
leaves Paris for the Army. — Positions and Forces of Wel-
lington and Blucher. – Hostilities begun by Napoleon. –
Battles of Ligny and Quatre Bras. Napoleon and Han-
nibal.—Battle of Waterloo. — Wellington, Napoleon, Han-


Effect of the Victory of Waterloo in England. — Napoleon's
Arrival at Paris. Carnot. - Lafayette. - Party Intrigues.
— The Two Chambers.-- Napoleon abdicates.- Provisional

Government. — Treason of Fouché. — Ney and Labedoyère.

- Desolation of Napoleon at Malmaison. His Departure.

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Blucher insults Davoust and the Provisional Government.

Napoleon II. - Capitulation of St. Cloud. — Conduct of
the Chamber of Representatives. - Expression of Manuel.

· Public Entry of Louis XVIII. His degraded State,
and Proscriptions.—Napoleon on Board the Bellerophon.-
His Letter to the Prince Regent. - He is conveyed to St.
Helena. His Protest. Causes of his Fall. - Debase-
ment and Inhumanity of Louis XVIII. The Louvre

despoiled. — Participation of the Duke of Wellington.

His Letter. - Trial and Execution of Labedoyère. - Assas-

sination of Brune. - Trial of Ney. — Appeal to, and Con-

duct of, the Duke of Wellington. His Interview with

Madame Ney. — Execution of Ney. — Wellington and Ney,

Nelson and Caraccioli. Character of the Duke of Wel-

lington. — Affair of Lavalette. Extension of the Order of

the Bath. – Death and Character of Mr. Whitbread.

Marriage of the Duke of Cumberland. The Duchess not

received by the Queen



Meeting of Parliament. The Holy Alliance. — Character

of Alexander. - The Income Tax negatived. State of
Ireland. - Mr. Peel. – Mr. Canning's Embassy to Lisbon.

- Marriage of the Princess Charlotte.—Rumours respecting
her Mother. State of the Country. Address of the
Livery of London,—And Behaviour of the King.--Spafields
Riot. — Opening of Parliament. - Outrage to the Regent.

Deaths of the Duke of Kent and George III. The Queen's

Name excluded from the Liturgy. Trial and Execution
of the Cato Street Conspirators. General Election.
Death and Character of Mr. Grattan. - Mr. Brougham's
Plan for the Education of the Poor. - Sir J. Mackintosh's
proposed Mitigation of the Criminal Law. - Agricultural
Distress. — Lord Lansdowne's Speech and Motion on Fo-
reign Trade. — The Milan Commission. Situation of the
Queen.— Mission to St. Omer's.--The Queen lands at Dover,
and makes a triumphal Entry into London. Cabinet De-
liberations. —Message of the King. - Secret Papers referred
to Committees of both Houses. - Declaration of Mr. Can-
ning and his Retirement. Mediation of the House of


Opening of Parliament. National Prosperity. — The Frish

Catholic Association. - Financial Administration of Mr.
Robinson. - Joint Stock Mania. Public Distress. - At-
tack upon Mr. Huskisson. Vindication of him by Mr.
Canning. — The Corn Laws. Law Reform of Mr. Peel.

- Dissolution of Parliament. - Catholic Association re-
vived. Irish Priests. Expedition to Portugal, and Mr.
Canning's Speech. — Death and Character of the Duke of
York. Corn Laws. Catholic Question. · Illness of
Lord Liverpool. — Mr. Canning Prime Minister. - Seces-
sion and Explanations of his late Colleagues. - His Union

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