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ble the grief which he felt on seeing the dif- confided to his care, and the laws to which orders which prevailed in the kingdom, and he is unalterably attached. he has long flattered himself with the be • He has made known his intentions to lief, that to those it was owing that fo ma the Princes his brothers. Of these he has ny families had quitted their habitations; also given notice to the Princes in whose but these can no longer be pleaded as mo territories the emigrants are affembled. tives by those who fulpicioully asemble to He hopes that his entrcaties will have that gether, and labour to fow the feeds of dif- weight with you which he has a right to cord within the kingdom. Those cannot expect. complain of the inexecution of the laws, and " But, if it were possible that they should' of the weakness of government, who are be made in vain, know ye that he is ready themselves examples to others of disobedi to make evry kind of requisition from foence, and who refufe to recognize as oblin reign powers; that he will adopt all jut gatory the united wills of the Nation and and vigorous measures to prevent your faof the King.

a isicing to your criminal obstinacy the hap: “ No government can exist where private piness of your fellow-citizens, as well as will does not yield to the public will

. This your own, and the tranquillity of your conditional maxim is the basis of all social country. order, and the security of all public rights.

(Signed) Louis, It is therefore the intercit and duty of all those who have families and property in

(and lower) DELESSART. their own country, to labour for the preter

LETTER FROM THE KING TO THE vation of peace, to take a fare in its fortunes, and to support the laws under which

PRINCES HIS BROTHERS. they are protected.

“ Alihough the constitution has abolihed titles and distinctions, it docs not exclude

Paris, Oct. 16. 1791. those who enjoyed them from poflefing the “ I should have imagined that my con means of iníuence, and the new honours duct towards you, and the acceptance which which it has decreed; and if, instead of dif. I have made of the constitution, would have quicting the people by their absence and by been fufficiant, without any further meatheir proceedings, they would endeavour to fures on my part, to prevail on you to reco-operate for the public good, either by turn into the kingdom ; or, at least, to give spending their fortunes in their own coun up the projects which you feem to have try, or by giving up their time, which is formed. happily their own, through independence, “ Your conduct, since that period, in. to the securing of the puhlic intereft, would duces me to believe that you are full ignothey not enjoy all the advantages which are rant of my real intentions. I therefore founded on public esteem and on the confi- thir.k it expedient to ailure you what they dence of their fellow citizens?

are, under my own hand. “ Let them therefore give up those pro “When I accepted, without the least mo. jects which realon and their duty, as well dification, the new constitution of the kingas the public good and their own perfonal dom, I was principally determined by the advantage, disapprove and reprobatc. wish of the people, and the defire of peace;

* Frenchmen! ye who have constantly I thought that it was time that the disturbo manifested your attachment to your King, ances of France flould have a period, and femember that it is your King who recalls fecing that it was in my power to concur you back into your own country. He pro- in this objcct hy my acceptance, ! did not miles you tranquillity and security under the hefitilie to give it freely and volurtarily; protegion of the laws, the fupreme execu- my resolution is invariable. If the new tion of which is in his hands. Theíc he laws domand some change, I expect that guarantees you in the name of the nation to time and reflection will fiew its necillity: which he is inseparably united, and from i am dictcrmined myself not to provoke it, which he has received the moit tender nor to allow any other, hy means contrary proofs of attachment and love.

to the public tranquillity, and to the law, “ The wilhes of your fellow-citizens, which I have accepted. and the will of your King, exhort you to “Iam of opinion that the motives which

determined me, ought to have eqnal influ“ But remember that the Kieg, who ence with you. I invite you, then, to follow speaks to you as a father, and who will con my eranple. If, as I have no doubt, the 1 !er your return as a proof of attachment happincts and tranquillity of France are deur and loyalty, at the same time declares to to you, you will not hesitate to concur, by yim that he is resolved to de rend, by all the your conduel, to re-establish them ; by terkuvans in his power, the kingdom whicb is minating thcte inquietudes which agitate


their minds, you will contribute to the re The Colonial and Marine Committees citablithment of order, you will secure an reported on the same subject ; but having advantage to fage and moderate opinions, no information but what had been read in and will efiectually serve the public intereft, the Assembly, they had only to recommend which your abfence, and the projects ascrib- a dircâion to the Minister to take the aced to you, cannot but injure.

ceflary measures. · “ I will take the utniofc care that all the Frenchmen, who return to the kingdom,

MONDAY, 04. 31. may there peaceably enjoy the rights which the law consers, and secures to thein. Tiwie

M. de Montmorin, the Minister for For who with to prove to me their attachment reigo Affairs, stated the answer of the fee 'will not hesitate. I shall regard the serious yeral Courts to the King's notification of attention, which you shall pay to what I his having accepted the Constitution, which express to yon, as a great proof of affection we fall lubjoin in detail. to your brother, and fidelity to your Sovereign, and ihall be indebted to you all my

Rone. Jife for having fpared me the necellity of acting in oppolition to you, in confequence the Constitution and letter of the King to

As there is no official person at Rome, of my invariable refolution to maintain what I have declared.

the Afembly were simply sent to the agent (Signed) « Louis."

who resides there, without any public cha

racter, that he might make thein public. NATIONAL ASSEMBLY.


The letter of notification was delivered SUNDAY, 027. 30.

on the 16th of O&obeto the Emperor by The decree for fummoning the King's M. de Noalles, in a particular audience elder brother (Monfieur) to return to His In perial Majesty answered, " That he France was finally agreed to in the follow was delirous of the satisfaction of the King ing terms :

and of the Queen; that all the ties which

united him to the King, induced him to “ The National Assembly considering that wish to maintain a good understanding with the Presumptive Heir to the Crown is a

France; and that he supposed the other minor, and that Louis-Joseph-Stanislas-Xa- Courts would take the same part, after vier, French Prince, the first in order to being legally informed of the King's intenthe Regency, is absent from the kingdom; tions.” The letter of the Emperor, in ang

« In execution of the second article of swer to that of the King, has not yet arri. the third section of the French Constitti- ved, but there is reason to fuppose, that it tution, requires Louis-Joseph-Stanillas-Xa- will be soon received, and contain nearly vier to return to the kingdom within the the same expreilions which his Imperial fpace of two months from the notification Majesty made use of to M. de Noailles. made to him of this requisition, and declares that, in case he ihall not have returned at

SPAIN. the expiration of the said fpace, he shall be held to have abdicated his right to the According to a dispatch, addressed to the Regency, agreeable to the foresaid arti- Charge des Affaires, a copy of which has cle.

been transmitted to me, the Count de Flo. “ The National Assembly charges the rida Blanca has had orders to declare to Executive Power to no:ify to Louis-Joseph- the Sieur d'Urtubize, Charge des Affaires of Stanislas-Xavier, French Prince, this requi- France, " That his Catholic Majesty cannot fition; and the Minister for Foreign Affairs be perfuaded that the letters of notification fhall give an account to the National Asseme of his Most Christian Majelty have been bly, within eight days, of the measures ta. written with full liberty, physical and moken to this effe c.

ral, of thinking and acting; and till his M3. Decrees that this requisition fall bę jesty, as he most sincerely defires, can be carried chis day to the King."

persuaded that the King, his coufin, really

enjoys such liberty, he will neither return A letter was read from the Minister at an answer to these letters, nor upon any War staring, that he had received no offi- other occasion, wherein the royal name of cial information of the indurrection in St the said Sovereign shall be employed.” Doniingo; but that the private letters ap “ They endeavoured," adds he, "to in peared so alarming, that his Majefty had finuate several times that the Catholic King ordered preparations to be made for sending was desirous to convince himself of the tje out 2,350 men, and to increase that number berty of the King his cousin, by seeing him i ciscum tances pould requirc.

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fufpected of doing him violence. The in Venice. -No intelligence. iention of his Majesty," pursues M. Flori United Provinces. Their High Mightida Blanca, “ is, that you explain yourself nesses thank the King for the notification to the fame purport to M. de Montmorin, which he has made to them; they declare in order to prevent all anbiguity, with ref to his Majesty, the lively interest which pect to the manner of understanding what they take in every thing that respects his ihall be reported by M. d'Urtubize." person, as well as the welfare and pro

N. B. The account given by the Charge sperity of the French Monarchy: they des Affaires corresponds with that which are sensible of the desire of the King to has now been detailed. He adds, that M. render unalterable the connection which de Florida Blanca had affured him, that his fubfifts between France and the Republicz Catholic Majesty was very far from having they give an asurance that they will apply any intentions to disturb ihe tranquillity of all their care to cultivate that connection, Fiance.

and cement more and more those happy tics The King has taken the measures which which unite the French to tke Batavian nahe judged most proper to re-estab.ith a com- tion. munication with the King of Spain; lis Switzerland.The Charge des Affaires of Majesty is personally engaged in the busi- France in Switzerland, went in persoa ta Dels, and waits with confidence the effect Zurich to deliver to the Directory of the of the means which he has taken.

Canton the letter of the King, by which his Conflantimple, -The distance has not al- Majesty notifies to the Helvetic Body his dowed any intelligence to be received frem acceptance of the Constitutional Act." He that Empire.

intimates, that it was received with equal Naples. We have yet ro intelligence. spirit and ardour, and that the Directory

England. - The answer of the King of are going, according to establithed usage, to England is of the 6th October, to the fol- make the communication to all the states lowing purport : “ We have received the of Switzeriand. Hercer which you have addressed to us the Geneva.-The Republic of Geneva tef;Igth September. We have there feen, with fied, in its antwer to the King, the most the greatest pleasure, the assurance of the lively interelt in the event which his Macontinuance of your desire to render more jetty announced thcm,, that it and more unalterable the connections be- fhould always rank among its own advantween us, as well as the justice which you tages, whatever could procure to the King' do or sentiments, and to the lively interest the greatest pleasure, and to the French wwwhich we shall take in every thing thnt re- tion the greatest prosperity. {pects you personally, and the happiness of It may here be proper to remark, that your fam:ly and fubjects."

we have to commend the zeal of this ReTurin.-- The Charge des Affaires was fc. public in the course of the Revolution, ils xeral days befo:e he could deliver the dif- fulfilling all the offices of good neighbour. patch to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, hood, and on every occasion on which it who was sick. It appears by his letter of could render us any species of service. the sth of the month, that by mcans of an Grifuns Valais.--It is usual, that the Real explanation respecting an error of protocel, public of Grisons, and that of Valais inform which was inmediately corrected, the an- part of the Helvetic Body on important oc{wer of his Sardiniae Majuliy may be foon casions, and which interest all the Confedeexpected.

ration, before replying to foreign powers. Sweden. - The Charge des Affaires of Pruffis.After cheteeeption of the King's France being indisposed, addreiled to the letter, the King of Prussia ades: “ The Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs of part which I take in every this

tha: inSweden, the letter of notification, and the tereits your Majesty, authorites me to expapers which were connected with it. The press for you the most fincere fricudihip; packet was sent back under a pretext that such sentiments afferd a complete fi curity the King, not being free, they did not ac- 'of the perfect return which I thall always knowledge a million from France. This make to those of which your Majeity had intelligentee arrived

been pleased to renew the assurance on this The King has ordered me to write to the occasion." Charge des Affaires, and inftrud him to in Denmark.-The letter to the King fist anew on the letter of notification being Denmark arrived at Copenhagen the 411 received, in hopes that the King of Sweden, of the inonth. M. de la Houze having become better informed of the real state of paralytic attack, sent it by his Secretary of things, may have changed his resolution; Legation to the Minister of Foreign Afring ia the contrary cafe, his Majesty orders who was in the country. The lastier him to quit Stockholm without taking promised to present the letter to his Dainan leave.

Majesty, and contined himtelt finpiy to anja Portugal. We have yet no intelligence. swer, that hic hoped iroin our new corttituVOL. XIV. N' 83.


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tion, that order and tranquillity would im Governor and Gorerners of the Low COUR. mediately be renewed in France, and that tries declared, that they had a picper ferie th: an iunt attachment of the French to of this communication, accompa:cd with their Kirg, would be displayed more ihan an assurance, that all their withes were for ever in the happiness of his Majefty, and the oneral tranquillity, and for the happe- . that of the nation.

nels c. his Majeey. Rico.---There is yet no intelligence, Palud. The letter of corification has por can any be expected within less than bcea deli ered in the accustomed forns : eight days, even fuppofug that couriers the an?wer is immediately expected. should us the vreare i expedition.

21. de Montnior in then added, that the Eleitor of i? is ona.-'1 he letter of nousi- Kirg's acceptance of the confi.cution ape cation was deliverid to that Prisce by M. pea.ed to have removed every pretext for O'Kelly: The Eleáor received the letter, the interference of foreign powers in the but declined all explanation on the subject.

intcrual affairs of France; that the chuçraEltor of Treves --The answer is, that tios, nunerous as they were, were more to the Elee or has received the letter, by which bu lamented thun ieared; that the emigranis the King has notified his acceptance of the were prohibited from afumbling in large Conftitution, and that he will always take benlies in all the Imperial, and mort of the thic mcît lively and mof fincere interest in German States ; that at Coblentz, where whatever may happen to his Majety, and they were more numerous, they were withhis Royal Family : and for the reft, he finds out arms; and that there was no reason to himself, from the present fituation of his apprehend any attack from abroad. Majesty, reduced to the neceflity of llence. Elctor of Cologne. -No answer.

AMSTERDAM, Nov. 3. Elector of Saxe-The answer is : “ Ac. In virtue of a proposition made by the cept my thanks for the letter, by which you Stadtholder, and in confequence of the over, have communicated to me your determina

tures made by the government of Bruxelles tion to accept the constitucion presented you to Mr Hope, minister of this Republic, by the nation. The ties of bloud, which their High Mightinesses the States (ieneta! unite us, as well as iny sentiments for your on the 21 ultimo, came to the following Majesty, afford you sufficient security for resolution : that part which I take in whatever respects Resolved, 'That Mr de Haefsen, minifter you, and the wines which I form on every from their High Mightinefies at the Court occasion for your constant 'selicity, and that of Viçnna, be charged to take the first lado of your kingdom.”

yous able occasion to aflure the said Court, Élector of Palatine.---No answer.

that it will give their High Mightineflestha Deux Pónti.-I arrived this morning. The highest pleasure to prove the încere defire answer is: “I have seccived, as a mark of they have to concureflicaciously in ftrength confidence, and as a new mark of the dif- ening the ties of friendship which already tinguished benevolence, with which your exitt with lo much concord between his Najefty honours me, the letter by which Majesty, the Emperor, and the Republie; you communicate to me the iteps you have as also to naintain peace and good order in taken. Deign, Sire, to accept the incere the adjacent Pays Bas, under the fovewishes which I form for your prosperity, reignty of his Imperial Majesty, ard of hiş and that of your Royal Household, and be

government. assured, that nothing will cser alter the fen And further, That if his Majesty booght timents of the molt proíuund rcfpcci and proper, in order 10 obtain the said falutary attachment,'' &c.

end, to propole na calincasures, their High Duke of Brunjak.- His answer is: "Sire, Mightincies, on their lide, were ready to I have received the letter which your Ala cates into the above negociation, in such jesty did ine the honour to write me, cared place as his Majesty would picafe to ap19th September last, by which you inform poiss, in the firm seifuusion that the neigh. ine of the acceptance of the Coifriencional bourhood of the two tates, and the equasiAt, preicnted to you in the name of the ry in which their fituatio:s are at preluar, French nation. I entreat your Majesty to require theie reciprocal cps. receive my meal refpeful thanks for hav The Stäies-General further resolved, ing the goodness to communicate to me That copies of the faid resolution frould be your determination on this subject, and i sent to the Ministess residing at Bruxelles, eagerly seize this occafion to offer you the Berlin, and London, with an order to comhorre of niy wittes, for every thing municate in confidence the fame to the Mi. which can affect the hausiness of your Ma- nifters of the relpective Courts; and allo jestv, that of your aug un family, and of the that the Regitter, Mr Fagal, kould give inw role nation."

formation of the fame to Lord Spencer, Parma.-An answer expected.

Minister Plenipotentiary from Great BriBr Felo.-Their Royal Highresses the tain, to Mr Bellinguer, Charge des Af




faires from Prullia, and to Mr de Buol, York and the Duke of Clarence following: Charge des Affaires from the Emperor. The populace, when the Duchess came out;

took of their hats and shouted.

Twe oficere followed in the Duke's carLONDON.

riage to Buckingham-House, where the

Duchess had been invited to dine with the ARRIVAL OF THE DUKE AND DUCHESS OF Queen. Uyou the arrival of the Royal par

ty at Buckingham-House, the Duchess of

York was conducted by the Prince of Aster an unpleafant passage of nine hours, Wales on her right hand, and the Duke on from Calais, the Duke and Duchess of York, on her left, into the grand drawing-room, with their fuite, arrived at Dover on Fri- where the King, Queen, and fix Princesses, day the 18th instant, at cleven o'clock force attended by the Others of State.

The morning was a most joyful one. They were received on the beach by the The King received his new daughter, whom, the Eari of Guildford, as Warden of the on her attempt to kneel, he caught up, and, Cinque Pors, who thought it his duty to faluting her with the hiss of afftion, preattcod in perion to receive the Princets with sented her to the Queen, and afterwards to the honours due to her rank. The regi- the lix Prioceses, alter which the Duke ment quartered at the castle received then went through the same ceremony. under arms.

At five o'clock, the whole party passed On Saturday morning, foon after nine from the drawing-room to the diningo'clock, their Royal Highnelles, accompuui- room, in general converte, proceeding allo ed by Madame Von Vierac, the Lady' that without ceremony in a fort of groupe, the attended her Royal Highness from Berlin, Prince of Wales being, perhaps, fomewhat fet off from Dover in a post-couch and lis foremot. horses, with three postilions, for London. Their Majefties, their Royal Highne Tes

A post-coa h followed with fix burles, the Prince of Wales, Duke and Duchess of with Col. St. Leger, Mr Bunbury, Captain York, Duke of Clarence, and all the six Winyard, and Mr Stepney; and a coach and Princeses, dined together afterwards at four, with her Royal Highness's female at Buckingham-House. tendants,

In the evening the Duke and Duchess The Dnchess appeared in good spirits, returned to York-House. though apparently much fatiguer!.

Nov. 22.

In the evening, at a quarter On the road they changed horses five before eight, his Royal Highness the Duke times. Sittingbourne was chic oniy place at of Clarence came to York-House, and in a which their Royal Highnelles took any re

few ininutes was followed by the Prince of fieihment.

Wales. In the latter part of their journey, their

At ten minutes after cight, their MajefRoyal Highnesies were followed by near ties, accompanied by the Princess Royal and 30 carriages, which joined in a proceflion, Princess Augula, in one coach, and the and formed a very handsome appearance. Princess Elisabeth, Mary, Sophia, and AA few miles from town, they wete met by melia, attended by Lady Charlotte Finch, of the Life Guards, who cscorted in another, came to the great door of York them to York House.

House, where they were received by their In the evening, a little before Gix o'clock, Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of their Royal Highnesses, and their suite, ar York, the Prince of Wales, and the Duke sived safe at York-House, Whitehall, where of Clarence, attended by the Duke of York's they were received by the Prince of Wales, household officers. who had been expecting their arrival. The Duchess was about to kneel to the

The Duke of "Clarence arrived soon af- King, who, with all imaginable eagerness, ter, and carried the intelligence to Buck- fnatched her up, and kiffed her with a inghani-House, where the King was not yet mark of affection, which spoke the gladnels returned from Windsor, having gone there of his heart. The Queen and Princesses afin the morning to take the diversion of terwards embraced her, when they we. ! hunting. The Duchefs, on account of the into the drawing-room, where the Roy.1 fatigue in travelling, uid not visit the relt of Party partook of a collation provided for the Royal Family the fame evening; but at them; and at half after ten their Majesties nine o'clock his Royal Highness of York and the Princefles returned to the Queen's was presented to their Majefties and the House. The Roval Brothers handed the Princesses, at the Queen's House, by the Queen and Princesses to their carriages; and Prince of Wales.

the Prince of Wales, who took the Princelis On Sunday the 20th, about a quarter be. Amelia in his arms, repeatedly killed her. fore four o'clock, the Prince of Wales hand After the departure of their Majellies and çd the Dushels to his carriage, the Duke of the Pripceffes, the Prince of Wales and the 3 I 2


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