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of the 2d inst, that he intended to I send this dispatch by my take up on that day, particularly Aide-de-Camp, Captain Lord Aron the heights of St. Cloud and thur Hill, by way of Calais. He Meudon, but the gallantry of the will be able to inform your LordPrussian troops, under General ship of any further particulars, Ziethen, surmounted every ob- and I beg leave to recommend stacle, and they succeeded finally him to your favour and protec. in establishing themselves on the tion. heights of Meudon, and in the (Signed) WELLINGTON. village of Issy. The French attacked them again in Issy, at This day, 3d of July, 1815, the three o'clock in the morning of Commissioners named by the the 3d, but were repulsed with Commanders in Chief of the re. considerable loss; and finding spective armies, that is to say, that Paris was then open on its the Baron Bignon, holding the vulnerable side, that a communi- Portefeuille of Foreign Affairs; cation was opened between the the Count Guillenuont, Chief of two Allied Armies by a bridge the General Staff of the French which I had established at Argen- army; the Count de Bondy, Preteuil, and that a British corps fect of the Department of the was likewise moving upon the Seine, being furnished with the left of the Seine, towards the full powers of his Excellency the Pont de Neuilly, the enemy sent Marshal Prince of Eckinuhl, to desire that the firing might Commander in Chief of the French cease on both sides of the Seine, army on one side, and Major Gewith a view to the negociation, at neral Baron Muftling, furnished the palace of St. Cloud, of a Mi- with the full powers of his Highlitary Convention between the ness the Field Marshal Prince armies, under which the French Blucher, Commander in Chief of army

should evacuate Paris. the Prussian Army ; Colonel HerOfficers accordingly met on both vey, furnished with the full powsides at St. Cloud; and I enclose ers of his Excellency the Duke the copy of the Military Conven- of Wellington, Commander in tion which was agreed to last Chief of the English army on the night, and which had been rati- other side, have agreed to the fied by Marshal Prince Blucher following articles : and me, and by the Prince d'Eck- Art. I. There shall be a suspenmuhl on the part of the Frenchsion of arms between the allied army.

armies commanded by his HighThis Convention decides all the ness the Prince Blucher, and his military questions at this moment Excellency the Duke of Wellingexisting here, and touches no- ton, and the French army under thing political

the walls of Paris. General Lord Hill has marched Art. II. The French army shall to take possession of the posts put itself in march to-morrow, to evacuated by agreement this day, take up its position behind the and I propose to-morrow to take Loire. Paris shall be completely possession of Montmartre. evacuated in three days ; and the

movement movement behind the Loire shall Paris shall continue to be done be effected within eight days. by the National Guard, and by

Art. III. The French army shall the corps of the municipal gens take with it all its materiel, field d'armerie. artillery, inilitary chest, horses, and Art. X. The Commanders-in. property of regiments, without chief of the English and Prussian exception. All persons belonging armies engage to respect, and to to the depots shall also be removed, make those under their command as well as those belonging to the respect, the actual authorities so different branches of administra- long as they shall exist. tion, which belong to the army. Art. XI. Public property, with

Art. IV. The sick and wounded, the exception of that which relates and the medical officers whom it to war, whether it belongs to the may be necessary to leave with Government, or depends upon the them, are placed under the special Municipal Authority, shall be reprotection of the Commanders-in- spected, and the Allied Powers will chief of the English and Prussian not interfere in any manner with armies.

its administration and manageArt. V. The military and those ment. holding employments to whom the Art. XII, Private persons and foregoing article relates, shall be property shall be equally respected, at liberty immediately after their The inhabitants, and in general all recovery to rejoin the corps to individuals who shall be in the which they belong.

capital, shall continue to enjoy Art. VI. The wives and children their rights and liberties without of all individuals belonging to the being disturbed or called to acFrench army, shall be at liberty to count either as to the situations remain in Paris. The wives shall which they hold, or may have held, be allowed to quit Paris for the or as to their conduct or political purpose of rejoining the army, and opinions. to carry with them their property,

Art. XIII. The foreign troops and that of their husbands. shall not interpose any obstacles

Art. VII. The officers of the line to the provisioning of the capital, employed with the Federés, or with and will protect, on the contrary, the Tirailleurs of the National the arrival and the free circulation Guard, may either join the army of the articles which are destined or return to their homes, or the for it. places of their birth.

Art. XIV. The present ConvenArt. VIII. To-morrow, the 4th tion shall be observed, and shall of July, at mid-day, $t. Denis, serve to regulate the mutual relaSt. Ouen, Clichy, and Neuilly, tions until the conclusion of peace. shall be given up. The day after In case of rupture, it must be to-morrow, the 5th, at the same denounced in the usual forms, at hour, Montmartre shall be given least ten days beforehand. up. The third day, the 6th, all Art. XV. If difficulties arise in the barriers shall be given up. the execution of any one of the Art. IX. The duty of the city of articles of the present Convention,

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of the 2d inst, that he intended to I send this dis
take up on that day, particularly Aide-de-Camp, Cr
on the heights of St. Cloud and thur Hill, by
Meudon, but the gallantry of the will be able to
Prussian troops, under General ship of any,
Ziethen, surmounted every ob- and I beg,
stacle, and they succeeded finally him to ye
in establishing themselves on the tion.
heights of Meudon, and in the
village of Issy. The French at-
tacked them again in Issy, at
three o'clock in the morning of Cor
the 3d, but were repulsed with Cr
considerable loss; and finding
that Paris was then open on its
vulnerable side, that a communi-
cation was opened between the
two Allied Armies by a bridg

well as
which I had established at Arge
teuil, and that a British co
was likewise moving upon
left of the Seine, toward

e the honour to be, Pont de Neuilly, the ener

&c. &c. to desire that the firing

(Signed) WELLNGTON. cease on both sides of t with a view to the nego

Total of the British Loss in the the palace of St. Clou

ING.

Action of the 16th ult.- 1 general

Lonel. litary Convention

staff, I lieutenant colonel, 4 caparmies, under whic

d the pre- tains, 14 lieutenants, 9 ensigns,

of Arms, army should evacur

'1 staff, 17 serjeants, 3 drummers

, Officers accordi dhe

3d of July,

269 rank and file, 19 horses killed; sides at St. Clov

4 lieutenant-colonels, 7 majors, the copy of th

35 captains, 68 lieutenants, 23 ention which w

signs, 4 staff, 100 serjeants, 5 night, and y D'ECKMUHL. drummers, 1,909 rank and file, fied by May

14 horses, wounded; I captain, and me, ar

2 serjeants, 2 drummers, 27 rank muhl on

and file, 1 horse, missing. army. WAR DEPARTMENT.

Total Loss of Hanoverians.This milita

Dentistreet, July 6, 1815. lieutenants, 2 serjeants, 1 drumexisti

Pegutches, of which the fol- mer, 29 rank and file, killed; 3 thin

der meived by Earl Bathurst, 11 serjeants, 193 rank and file,
wigs are copies, have been this captains, 6 lieutenants, 5 ensigns,

Pield Marshal his Grace the wounded; 1 captain, o ensigns,
to
ev

Poke of Wellington, dated Lou- 4 serjeants, 142 rank and file,
tres, the 30th of June, and Go, missing.

od of July, 1815. Total of British Loss on the 17th

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jeant, 24 [Transmitted by the Dake of
killed;

Wellington.]
the Loire shall Paris shall continue to be done

Govy, June 26, 1815. my shall the corps of the municipal gens

My Lord,-Lieut.-Colonel Sir

Campbell, (Major of the 54th 1, field d'armerie.

nent) having asked my leave and Art. X. The Commanders-in.

2 head quarters to request et chief of the English and Prussian

e's permission to return

I beg leave to take armies engage to respect, and to

y of mentioning, ake those under their command

obliged to him eet, the actual authorities so

in closing, in the .abray, with the light cs of Major General Johnorigade, and in leading one the columns of attack.

The one which he commanded
cop escaladed, at the angle formed (on
-jeants, our right side) by the Valenciennes
rank and gateway, and the curtine of the
cs, killed; 10 body of the place.

A second, commanded by Co-
tonels, 21 lieut.-
ajors, 107 captains, lonel Sir William Douglas, of the

91st regiment, and directed by
wants, 47 cornets or en-

17 staff, 3 troop quarter- Lieutenant Gilbert, Royal En-
cers, 330 serjeants, 36 drum- gineers, took advantage of the re-
siers, 5,087 rank and file, and duced height in that part of the
863 horses, wounded; I lieut.- escarpe (which, on an average, is

on that side about 55 feet) by
colonel, 4 captains, 5 lieutenants,
2 cornets, 19 serjeants, 15 drum- placing their ladders on a covereil
mers, 763 rank and file, 762 communication from this place,

to a large ravelin near the Amiens
horses, missing.
Total Hanoverian Loss.—1 lieu- road.

The Valenciennes gate was
tenant-colonel, 2 captains, 2 lieu-
tenants, 3 cornets or ensigns, 7 broken open hy Sir N. Campbell,
serjeants, 273 rank and file, 33 and draw bridges let down in
horses, killed ; lieut.-colonels, about half an hour, when, on en-
10 majors, 15 captains, 26 lieu. tering the town, I found that the

attack made by Colonel Mitchell's
tenants, 13 cornets or ensigns,
2 staff, 31 serjeants, 11 drummers, brigade on the side of the Paris
1,014 rank and file, 38 horses, gate, had also succeeded: the one
wounded; I major, 1 lieutenant, directed by Captain Sharpe, Royal
1 cornet or ensign, 5 staff, 12 ser- Engineers, forced the outer gates

of the Corre Port in the horn-
jeants, 17 drummers, 779 rank

work, and passed both ditches, by and file, 11 horses, missing.

means of the rails of the draw.

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on the heights of St. Cloud and thur Hill, by w
Meudon, but the gallantry of the will be able te
Prussian troops, under General ship of any,
Ziethen, surmounted every ob- and I beg
stacle, and they succeeded finally him to yo
in establishing themselves on the tion.
heights of Meudon, and in the
village of Issy. The French at-
tacked them again in Issy, at T'
three o'clock in the morning of Co
the 3d, but were repulsed with C

nand. considerable loss; and finding

elf during that Paris was then open on its

employed, in vulnerable side, that a communi

as to obtain the cation was opened between th

of Marshal Prince two Allied Armies by a brid

and the officers at the which I had established at Arş

an head quarters, as well as teuil, and that a British

ue, and I greatly regret bis

unisfortune.
was likewise moving up
left of the Seine, towa

I have the honour to be,
Pont de Neuilly, the en

&c. &c. to desire that the firi

(Signed) WELLNGTON.
cease on both sides of NONT,
with a view to the ne

Total of the British Loss in the
the palace of St. CI

Action of the 16th ult.1 general
litary Convention

staff, I lieutenant colonel, 4 cap-
armies, under w
army should eva

end andratified the pre- tains, 14 lieutenants, 9 ensigni,
of Arms,

1 staff, 17 serjeants, 3 drummers,
Officers acco
sides at St. C
11 Paris, the 3d of July, 269 rank and file, 19 horses killed;

4 lieutenant-colonels, 7 majors,
of

35 captains, 6s lieutenants, 23 en-
tion which

signs, 4 staff, 100 serjeants, 5
night, ar
fied by
The Prince D'ECKMUHL. drummers, 1,909 rank and file,

14 horses, wounded; 1 captain,
and me

2 serjeants, 2 drummers, 27 rank muhl

and file, 1 horse, missing. army

Total Loss of Hanoverians.T mil

Dorening-street, July 6, 1815. lieutenants, 2 serjeants, 1 drumex

Dispatches, of which the fol- mer, 29 rank and file, killed; 3 t} lowing are copies, have been this captains, 6 lieutenants, 5 ensignis,

11 serjeants, 193 rank and file,
from Field Marshal his Grace the wounded; 1 captain, 2 ensigns,

day received by Earl Bathurst,
Duke of Wellington, dated Lou- 4 serjeants, 142 rank and file,
vres, the 30th of June, and Go, missing.
muse, the 2d of July, 1815.

Total of British Loss ox the 17th

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