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CONTENT S.

HISTORY OF THE

THE WAR.

CHAP. I.

STA
TATE of Europe in the beginning of this year. Ill ftate of the British
alliance. Condition of the northern powers. War reaches to the fouthern.

Family compact. Some articles from it. Obfervations upon them. Con-

Sequences of this treaty to Europe. War declared against Spain. State

of Spain and Great Britain at the beginning of the war between them.

Advantages and disadvantages on each fide.
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CHA P. II.

Portugal threatened. Melancholy fate of that kingdom. Arrogant propofi

tion of the French and Spanish minifters to the court of Lisbon. Anfwer of

that court. Several memorials. Refolution of the king of Portugal.

French and Spanish minifters depart. War declared by those powers

against Portugal.
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CHA P. III.

Death of the empress Elizabeth of Ruffia. Her character. State of the

power of Ruffia on her deceafe. Her nephew, Peter III. fucceeds. Intire

change of fyftem. Peace with Pruffia. Peace between Pruffia and Swe-

den. Pruffian conquefts restored. The czar enters into an alliance with

the king of Pruffia. War with Denmark threatened. Its caufe. Ex-

torted loan from Hamburgh. Campaign between Pruffians and Auftrians

opens. Pruffians obtain advantages in Saxony and Silefia. Sudden revo-

lution in Ruffia,
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CHA P. IV,

Caufes of the revolution in Russia. Czar irritates the clergy and foldiery.

Differences with the czarina. Confpiracy against him. Czar depofed by

the Senate. Attempts an escape. His imprisonment and death. The cza-

rina declared emprefs. Her politic conduct. Ingratiates berfelf with

the people.

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STATE

PAPER S.

His majesty's most gracious Speech to both houses of parliament, on June
2, 1762.
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His majesty's most gracious Speech to both houses of parliament, on Nov.
25, 1762.
[179]

The humble addrefs of the right hon. the lords fpiritual and temporal in

parliament affembled.
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The humble addrefs of the house of commons to the king.

The addrefs of the archbishop, bishops, and clergy of the province of Can-

terbury, in convocation affembled.
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Summary of the papers relative to the rupture with Spain.

Tranflation of a paper delivered by the earl of Bristol, Nov. 18, 1761. [199]

Tranflation of a paper received by the earl of Egremont from the count de Fuen-

tes, December
3, 1751; in an/wer to the foregoing.
[200]

Papers relating to the rupture of France and Spain with Portugal.

Tranflation of a memorial of the Spanish ambaffador, and of the minifter

plenipotentiary of France, to his most faithful majefly.
[203]

Tranflation of the answer of the fecretary of state of his most faithful majesty,

to the foregoing memorial of the Spanish ambasador, and the minifier

plenipotentiary of France.
[205]

Tranflation of a fecond memorial of the ambajador of Spain, and of the

minifer plenipotentiary of France, delivered to M. da Cunha the ist of

April 1762.
[207]

Tranflation of the answer to the fecond memorial of the ministers of Spain and

Frame, of April 1, 1762.
[210]

Tranflation of a third memorial prefented to the fecretary of state, Don Lewis

du Cunha, by Don Jofeph Torrero, his Catholic majefty's ambafador, and

$ 4
M. Jame

The anfwer of the empress queen to the foregoing declaration.

The answer given by the French court to the declaration.

Anfwer given by the king of Poland, elector of Saxony, to the fame declara-

tion.

ibid.

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CHARACTER S.

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