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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,
ANNUAL REGISTER, 1815,
APPENDIX TO CHRONICLE.
> regret his
of the 2d inst, that he intended to I send this dis
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
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,
Pield Marshal his Grace the wounded; 1 captain, o ensigns,
Poke of Wellington, dated Lou- 4 serjeants, 142 rank and file,
od of July, 1815. Total of British Loss on the 17th
chey shall exist.
Public property, with
jeant, 24 [Transmitted by the Dake of
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
A second, commanded by Co-
91st regiment, and directed by
17 staff, 3 troop quarter- Lieutenant Gilbert, Royal En-
on that side about 55 feet) by
to a large ravelin near the Amiens
The Valenciennes gate was
attack made by Colonel Mitchell's
of the Corre Port in the horn-
work, and passed both ditches, by and file, 11 horses, missing.
means of the rails of the draw.
APPENDIX TO CELOS
of the 2d inst, that he intended to I send this dis
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
I have the honour to be,
&c. &c. to desire that the firi
Total of the British Loss in the
Action of the 16th ult.—1 general
staff, I lieutenant colonel, 4 cap-
end andratified the pre- tains, 14 lieutenants, 9 ensigni,
1 staff, 17 serjeants, 3 drummers,
4 lieutenant-colonels, 7 majors,
35 captains, 6s lieutenants, 23 en-
signs, 4 staff, 100 serjeants, 5
14 horses, wounded; 1 captain,
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,
day received by Earl Bathurst,
Total of British Loss ox the 17th