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appear to me, on which I shall presently proceed to remark; and which were made by your Majesty's Servants, at the time when they gave you their advice to receive me, I feel myself in a situation, in which I deeply regret that I cannot rest in silence, without an immediate reception into your Majesty's presence; nor, indeed, with that reception, unless it be attended by other circumstances, which may mark my satisfactory acquittal of the charges which have been brought against me. . It shall at no time be said, with truth, that I shrunk back from these infamous charges; that I crouched before my enemies, and courted them, by my submission, into moderation! No, I have ever boldly defied them. I have ever felt, and still feel, that, if they should think either of pursuing these accusations, or of bringing forward any other which the wickedness of individuals may devise, to affect my honour, (since my conscience tells me, that they must be as base and groundless as those brought by Lady Douglas), while the witnesses to the innocence of my conduct are all living, I should be able to disprove them all; and, whoever may be my accusers, to triumph over their wickedness and malice. But should these accusations be renewed, or any other be brought forward in any future time, death may, I know not how soon, remove from my innocence its best security, and deprive me of the means of my justification and my defence.—— There are, therefore, other measures, which I trust your Majesty will think indispensable to be taken, for my honour and for my security.— Amongst these, I most humbly submit to your Majesty my most earnest entreaties that the proceedings, including not only my first answer, and my letter of the 8th of December, but this Jetter also, may be directed by your Majesty to be so preserved and deposited, as that they may, all of them, securely remain permanent authentic documents and memorials of this accusation, and of the manner in which I met it; of my defence, as well as of the charge; that they may remain capable at any time of being resorted to, if the malice which produced the charge originally shall ever venture to renew it. Beyond this I am sure your Majesty will think it but proper and just that I should be restored, in every respect, to the same situation from whence the proceedings under these false charges have removed me. That, besides being graciously received again into the bosom of your Majesty's Royal Family, restored to my former respect and station amongst them, your Majesty will be graciously pleased either to exert your influence with His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, that I may be restored to the use of my apartment in Carleton House, which was reserved for me, except while the apartments were undergoing repair, till the date of these proceedings; or to assign to me some apartment in one of your royal palaces. Some apartment in or near to London is indispensably necessary for my convenient attendance at the Drawing-room. And if I am not restored to that at Carleton House, I trust your Majesty will graciously perceive how reasonable it is that I should request that some apartment should be assigned to me, suited to my dignity and situation, which may mark my reception and acknowledgment as one of your Majesty's family, and from which my attendance at the Drawing-room may be easy and convenient.——If these measures are taken, I should hope that they would prove satisfactory to the public mind, and that I
may feel myself fully restored in public estimation to my former character. And should they prove so satisfactory, I shall indeed be delighted to think, that no further step may, even now, appear to be necessary to my peace of mind, my security, and my honour.——But your Majesty will permit me to say, that if the next week, which will make more than a month from the time of your Majesty's informing me that you would receive me, should pass without my being received into your presence, and without having the assurance that these other requests of mine shall be complied with, I shall be under the painful necessity of considering them as refused; in which case I shall feel myself compelled, however reluctantly, to give the whole of these proceedings to the world; unless your Majesty can suggest other adequate means of securing my honour and my life from the effect of the continuance or renewal of these proceedings for the future as well as the present; for I entreat your Majesty to believe, that it is only in the absence of all other adequate means, that I can have resort to that measure. That I consider it with deep regret; that I regard it with serious apprehension, by no means so much on account of the effect it may have upon myself, as on account of the pain which it may give to your Majesty, your august family, and your loyal subjects.--Asfar as myself am concerned, I am aware of the observations to which this publication will expose me; but I am placed in a situation in which I have the choice only of two most unpleasant alternatives; and I am perfectly confident that the imputations and the loss of character which must, under these circumstances, follow, from my silence, are most injurious and unavoidable; that my silence, under such circumstances, must lead inevitably to my utter infamy and ruin. The publication, on the other hand, will expose to the world nothing which is spoken to by any witness (whose infamy and discredit is not unanswerably exposed and established) which can, in the slightest degree, affect my character for homour, virtue, and delicacy.—There may be circumstances disclosed, manifesting a degree of
condescension and familiarity in my behaviour is
and conduct, which, in the opinions of many, may be considered as not sufficiently guarded, dignified, and reserved. Circumstances, however, which my foreign education and foreign habits misled me to think, in the humble and retired situation in which it was my fate to live, and where I had no relation, no equal, no friend to advise me, were wholly free from offence. But when they have been dragged forward, from the scenes of private life, in a grave proceeding on a charge of High Treason and Adultery, they seem to derive a colour and character from the nature of the charge which they are brought forward to support; and I cannot but believe, that they have been used for no other purpose than to afford a cover, to screen from view the injnstice of that charge; that they have been taken advantage of, to let down my accusers more gently, and to deprive me of that full acquittal on the Report of the four Lords which my innocence of all offence most justly entitled me to receive, —Whatever opinion, however, may be formed upon anyP. of my conduct, it must in justice be formed with reference to the situation in which I was placed; if I am judged of as Princess of Wales, with reference to the high rank of that station, I must be judged as Princess of Wales, banished from the Prince, unprotected by the
support and the countenance which belong to that station; and if I am judged of in my private character, as a married woman, I must be judged of as a wife banished from her husband, and living in a widowed seclusion from him, and retirement from the world. This last consideration leads me to recur to an expression in Mrs. Lisle's examination, which describes my conduct, in the frequency and the manner of my receiving the visits of Captain Manby, though always in the presence of my Ladies, as unbecoming a married woman. Upon the extreme injustice of setting up the opinion of one woman, as it were, in judgment upon the conduct of another, as well as of estimating the conduct of a person in my unfortunate situation, by reference to that which might in general be expected from a married woman, living happily with her husband, I have before generally remarked; but beyond these general remarks, in forming any estimate of my conduct, your Majesty will never forget the very peculiar circumstances and misfortunes of my situation. Your Majesty will remember that I had not been much above a year in this country, when I received the following letter from his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales.
Windsor Castle, April 30, 1796.
“Madam,_As Lord Cholmondeley informs “me that you wish I would define, in writing," “ the terms upon which we are to live, I shall en“ deavour to explain myself upon that head, “with as much clearness, and with as much pro“priety, as the nature of the subject will admit. “Our inclinations are not in onr power, nor “should either of us be held answerable to the “other, because mature has not made us suitable “to each other. Tranquil and comfortable so“ciety is, however, in our power; let our inter“course, therefore, be restricted to that, and I “will distinctly subscribe to the condition? “which you required, through Lady Cholmonde“ley, that even in the event of any accident “happening to my daughter, which 1 trust Pro“vidence in its mercy will avert, I shall not in“fringe the terms of the restriction by proposing “at any period a connexion of a more particular “nature. I shall now finally close this disagree“able sorrespondence, trusting that, as we have “completely explained ourselves to each other, “the rest of our lives will be passed in uninter“rupted tranquillity.—I am, Madam, with “great truth, very sincerely yours,
(Signed) “ GEORGE P.”
* The substance of this letter had been previ
ously conveyed in a message through Lord Chol
mondeley to Her Royal Highness; but it was
And that to this letter I sent the following anSWet :
“L'aveu de votre conversation avec Lord “Cholmondeley, ne m'étonne, nine m'offense. “C'étoit me confirmer ce que vous m'avez ta“citement insinué depuis une année. Mais ily “aurout après cela, um manque de delicatesse ou, “pour mieux dire, une bassesse indigne de me “ plaindre des conditions, que vous vous imposez “a vous même. Je me vous aurois point fait “ de reponse, si votre lettre n'étoit congue de “maniere à faire douter, si cet arrangement “vient de vous, ou de noi; et vous scavez que “vous m'annoncez l'honneur. La lettre que vous “m'annoncez comme la dermiere, m'oblige de “communiquer au Roy, comme à mon Souve“rain, et à mon Pere, votre aveu et ma reponse. “Vous trouverez gi incluse la copie de celle que “jecris au Roy. Je vous en previens pour me “pas m'attirer de votre part la moindre reproche “de duplicité. Comme je n'ai dans ce moment, “ d'autre protecteur que Sa Majesté, je m'en rap“ porte uniquement à lui. Et si ma conduite “merite son approbation, je serai, du moins en “ partie, consoleč.-Du reste, je conserve toute “la reconnoissance possible de ce que je me “ trouve par votre moyen, comme Princesse de “Galles, dans une situation a pouvoir me livrer “sans contrainte, à une vertu chere à mon coeur, “je vieux dire la bienfaisance. Ce sera pour “moi un devoir d'agir de plus par un autre motif “scavoir celui de donner l'exemple de la pa“tience, et de la resignation dans toutes sortes “ d'epreuves. Rendez moi la justice de me “croire, que je me cesserai jamais de faire des “woeux pour votre bonheur, et d'être votre bien * devouée.”
(Signed) * CAROLINE. “Ce 6 de May, 1796.” # translation.
The avowal of your conversation with Lord Cholmondeley neither surprises nor offends me. It merely confirmed what you have tacitly insinuated for this twelvemonth. But after this, it would be a want of delicacy, or rather an unworthy meanness in me, were I to complain of those conditions which you impose upon yourself—I should have returned no answer to your letter, if it had not been conceived in terms to make it doubtful whether this arrangement proceeds from you or from me, and you are aware that the credit of it belongs to you alone.——The letter which you announce to me as the last, obliges me to eommunicate to the King, as to my Sovereign and my Father, both your avowal and my answer. You will find enclosed the copy of my letter to the King. I apprize you of it, that I may not incur the slightest reproach of duplicity from you. As I have at this moment no protector but His Majesty, I refer myself solely to him upon this subject; and if my conduct meets his approbation, I shall be in some degree at least consoled. I retain every sentiment of
gratitude for the situation in which I find myself,
as Princess of Wales, enabled by your means to indulge in the free exercise of a virtue dear to my heart, I mean charity.—It will be my duty likewise to act upon another motive, that of giv. ing an example of patience and resignation under every trial. Do me the justice to believe, that I shall never cease to pray for your happi. ness, and to be, your much devoted ‘. . 6th of May, 1796. , CAROLINE.
The date of His Royal Highness's letter is the 30th of April, 1796. The date of our marriage, your Majesty will recollect, is the 8th day of or. in the year 1795, and that of the birth of our only child the 7th January, 1796. On the letter of His Royal Highness I offer mo comment. I only entreat your Majesty not to understand me to introduce it, as affording any supposed justification or excuse, for the least departure from the strictest line of virtue, or the slightest deviation from the most refined delicacy. The crime which has been insinuated against me, would be equally criminal and detestable; the indelicacy imputed to me would be equally odious and abominable, whatever renunciation of conjugal authority and affection, the above letter of His Royal Highness might in any construction of it be supposed to have conveyed. Such crimes and faults, derive not their guilt from the consideration of the conjugal virtues of the individual, who may be the most injured by them, however much such virtues may aggravate their enormity. No such letter, therefore, in any construction of it, no renunciation of conjugal affection or duties, could ever palliate them. But whether conduct free from all crime, free from all indelicacy, (which I maintain to be the character of the conduct to which Mrs. Lisle's observations apply,) yet possibly not so measured, as a cautious wife, careful to avoid the slightest appearance of not preferring her husband to als the world, might be studious to observe. Whether conduct of such description, and possibly, in such sense, not becoming a married woman, could be justly deemed, in my situation, an of. fence in me, I must leave to your Majesty to determine.—In making that determination, however, it will not escape your Majesty to consider, that the conduct which does or does not become a married woman materially depends upon what is, or is not known by her to be agreeable to her husband. His pleasure and happiness ought unquestionably to be her law; and his approbation the most favourite object of her pursuit. Different characters of men require different modes of conduct in their wives; but when a wife can no longer be capable of perceiving from time to time what is agreeable or offensive to her husband, when her conduct can mo longer contribute to his happiness, no longer hope to be rewarded by his approbation, surely to examine that conduct by the standard of what ought in general to be the conduct of a married woman,is altogether unreasonable and unjust.— What then is my case ? Your Majesty will do me the justice to remark, that, in the above letter of the Prince of Wales, there is not the most distant surmise, that crime, that vice, that inJelicacy of any description, gave occasion to his determination; and all the tales of infamy and discredit, which the inventive malice of ony enemies, has brought forward on these charges, have their date years and years after the period to which I am now alluding. What then, let me repeat the question, is my case? After the receipt of the above letter, and in about two years from my arrival in this country, I had the misfortune entirely to lose the sup: ort, the countenance, the protection of my usband—I was banished, as it were, into a sort of humble retirement, at a distance from him, and almost estranged from the whole of the Royal Family. I had no means of having recourse, either for society or advice, to those,
from whom my inexperience could have best received the advantages of the one, and with whom I could, most becomingly, have enjoyed the comforts of the other; and if in this retired, unassisted, unprotected state, without the check of a husband's authority, without the benefit of his advice, without the comfort and support of the society of his family, a stranger to the habits and fashions of this country, I should, in any instance, under the influence of foreign habits, and foreign education, have observed a conduct, in any degree deviating from the reserve and severity of British manners, and partaking of a condescension and familiarity, which that reserve and severity would, perhaps, deem beneath the dignity of my exalted rank, I feel confident, (since such deviation will be seen to have been ever consistent with perfect innocence), that not only your Majesty's candour and indulgence, but the candour and indulgence, which, notwithstanding the reserve and severity of British manners, always belong to the British public, will never visit it with severity or cemsure. It remains for me now to make some remarks upon the further contents of the paper, which was transmitted to me by the Lord Chancellor on the 28th ult. And I cannot in passing omit to remark, that that paper has neither title, date, signature, nor attestation; and unless the Lord Chancellor had accompanied it with a note stating that it was copied in his own hand from the original, which his Lordship had received from your Majesty, I should have been at a loss to have perceived any single mark of authenticity belonging to it, and as it is, I am wholly uuable to discover what is the true character which does belong to it. It contains, indeed, the advice which your Majesty's servants have offered to your Majesty, and the message, which, according to that advice, your Majesty directed to be delivered to me.—Considering it, therefore, wholly as their act, your Majesty will excuse and pardon me, if, deeply injured as I feel myself to have been by them, I express myself with freedom upon their conduct. I may speak perhaps with warmth, because I am provoked by a sense of gross injustice, I shall speak certainly with firmness and with courage, because I am emboldened by a sense of conscious innocence.—Your Majesty's confidential servants say, “they agree in the opinions of the Four “Lords,” and they say this, “ after the fullest “consideration of my observations, and of the “ affidavits which were annexed to them.” Some of these opinions, your Majesty will recollect, are, that “William Cole, Fanny Lloyd, Robert “Bidgood, and Mrs. Lisle are witnesses who
“cannot,” in the judgment of the Four Lords:
“ be suspected of any unfavourable bias;’ “and “whose veracity in this respect they had seen “no ground to question;” and “that the cir“cumstances to which they speak, particularly “as relating to Captain Manby, must be credit: “ed until they are decisively contradicted." Am I then to understand your Majesty's confl: dential servants to mean, that they agree with the four Noble Lords in these opinions? Am I to understand, that, after having read with the fullest consideration, the observations, which I have offered to your Majesty; after having las (of that Lady Douglas, whose statement and deposition they are convinced to be so malicious and false, that they propose to institute such prosecution against her, as your Majesty's Law Officers may advise, upon a reference, now at length, after six months from the detection of that malice and falsehood, intended to be made) —after having seen this William Cole, submitting to such repeated voluntary examinations for such a purpose, and although he was all that time a servant on my establishment, and eating my bread, yet never once communicating to me, that such examinations were going on—am I to understand, that your Majesty's confidential servants agree with the four Lords in thinking, that he cannot, under such circumstances, be suspected of unfavourable bias! That after having had pointed out to them the direct, flat contradiction between the same William Cole and Fanny Lloyd, they nevertheless agree to think them both (though in direct contradiction to each other, yet both) witnesses, whose veracity they see no ground to question? After having seen Fanny Lloyd directly and positively contradicted, in an assertion, most injurious to my honour, by Mr. Mills and Mr. Edmeades, do they agree in opinion with the four Noble Lords, that they see no ground to question their veracity?—After having read the observations on Mr. Bidgood's evidence: after having seen that he had the hardihood to swear, that he believed Captain Manby slept in my house, at Southend, and to insinuate that he slept in my bed-room; after having seen that he founded himself on this most false fact, and most foul and wicked insinuation, upon the circumstance of observing a bason and some towels where he thought they ought not to be placed; after having seen that this fact, and this insinuation were disproved before the four noble Lords themselves, by two maid-servants, who, at that time, lived with me at Southend, and whose duties about my person and my apartments, must have made them acquainted with this fact, as asserted, or as insinuated, if it had happened; after having observed too, in confirmation of their testimony, that one of them mentioned the name of another female servant (who was not examined), who had, from her situation, equal means of knowledge with themselves—I ask whether, after all this decisive weight of contradiction to Robert Bidgood's testimony, I am to understand your Majesty's confidential servants to agree with the four noble Lords in thinking, that Mr. Bidgood is a witmess, who cannot be suspected of unfavourable bias, and that there is no ground to question his veracity? If, Sire, I were to go through all the remarks of this description, which occur to me to make, I should be obliged to repeat nearly all my former observations, and to make this letter as long as my original answer: but to that answer I confidently appeal, and I will venture to ghallenge your Majesty's confidential servants to find a single impartial, and honourable man, unconnected in feeling and interest with the parties, and unconnected in Council, with those who have already pledged themselves to an opinion upon this subject, who will lay his hand upon his heart, and say, that these three witmesses, on whom that Report so mainly relies, are not to be suspected of the grossest partiality, and that their veracity is not most fundamentally impeached, Was it then noble, was it generous, was it manly, was it just, in your Majesty's confidential servants, instead of fairly admitting
seen William Cole there proved to have submitted himself, five
times at least, to private, unauthorized, voluntary examination by Sir John Douglas's Solicitor, for the express purpose of confirming the statement of Lady Doug
the injustice which had been, inadvertently and unintentionally, no doubt, done to me, by the four noble Lords in their Report, upon the evi. dence of these witnesses, to state to your Majesty, that they agree with these noble Lords in their opiuion, though they cannot, it seems, go the length of agreeing any longer to withhold the advice, which restores me to your Majesty's presence? And with respect to the particulars to my prejudice, remarked upon in the Report as those “which justly deserve the most serious “ consideration, and which must be credited “till decisively contradicted,” instead of fairly avowing, either that there was originally no pretence for such a remark, or that, if there had been originally, yet that my answer had given that decisive contradiction which was sufficient to discredit them; instead, I say, of acting this just, honest, and open part, to take no notice whatsoever of those contradictions, and content themselves with saying, that “none of the facts “ or allegations stated in preliminary examina“ tions, carried on in the absence of the parties ‘‘ interested, could be considered as legally or “ conclusively established?” They agree in the opinion that the facts or allegations, though stated in preliminary examination, carried on in the absence of the parties interested, must be credited till decisively contradicted, and deserve the most serious consideration. They read, with the fullest consideration, the contradiction which I have tendered to them; they must have known, that no other sort of contradiction could, by possibility, from the nature of things, have been offered upon such subjects: they do not question the truth, they do not point out the insuf. ficiency of the contradiction, but, in loose, ge. neral, indefinite terms, referring to my answer, consisting, as it does, of above two hundred written pages, and coupling it with those examinations (which they admit establish nothing against an absent party) they advise your Majesty, that “there appear many circumstances “ of conduct, which could not be regarded by “ your Majesty without serious concern;” and that, as to all the other facts and allegations, except those relative to my pregnancy and delivery, they are not to be considered as “legally “ and conclusively established,” because spoken to in preliminary examinations, not carried on in the presence of the parties concerned. They do not, indeed, expressly assert, that my contradiction was not decisive or satisfactory; they do not expressly state, that they think the facts and allegations want nothing towards their legal and conclusive establishment, but a re-examination in the presence of the parties interested, but they go far to imply such opinions. That those opinions are utterly untenable, against the observations I have made, upon the credit and character of those witnesses, I shall ever most confidently maintain; but that those observations leave their credit wholly unaffected, and did not deserve the least notice from your Majesty's servants, it is impossible that any honourable man can assert, or any fair and unprejudiced mind believe. I now proceed, Sire, to observe, very shortly, tipon the advice further given to your Majesty as contained in the remaining part of the paper; which has represented that, both in the examinations, and even in my answer there have appeared many circumstances of conduct which could not be regarded but with serious concern, and which have suggested the expression of a desire and expectation, that such a conduct may, in future, be observed by me, as may fully justify those marks of paternal regard and affection, which your Majesty wishes to shew to all your Royal Family.—And here, Sire, your Majesty will graciously permit me to notice the hardship of the advice, which has suggested to your Majesty, to convey to me this reproof. I complain not so much for what it does, as for what it does not contain; I mean the absence of all particular mention of what it is, that is the object of their blame. The circumstances of conduct which appear in these examinations, and in my answer to which they allude as those which may be supposed to justify the advice, which has led to this reproof, since your Majesty's servants have not particularly mentioned them, I cannot be certain that I know. . But I will venture confidently to repeat the assertion, which I have already made, that there are no circumstances of conduct spoken to by any witness (whose infamy and discredit are not unanswerably exposed and established), nor any where apparent in my answer which have the remotest approach either to crime or to indelicacy.—For my future conduct, Sire, impressed with every sense of gratitude for all former kindness, I shall be bound unquestionably, by sentiment as well as duty, to study your Majesty's pleasure. Any advice which your Majesty may wish to give to me in respect of any particulars in my conduct, I shall be bound, and be anxious to obey as my law. But I must trust that your Majesty will point out to me the particulars, which may happen to displease you, and which you may wish to have altered. I shall be as happy, in thus feeling myself safe from blame under the benefit of your Majesty's advice, as I am now in finding myself secured from danger, under the protection of your justice. Your Majesty will permit me to add one word more. Your Majesty has seen what detriment my character has, for a time, sustained, by the false and malicious statement of Lady IXouglas, and by the depositions of the witnesses who were examined in support of her statement. Your Majesty has seen how many enemies I
have, and how little their malice has been re.
strained by any regard to truth in the pursuit of Imy ruin. instauces of such determined, and unprovoked, malignity, yet, I cannot flatter myself, that the world does not produce other persons, who may be swayed by similar motives to similar wickedmess. Whether the statement to be prepared by the Prince of Wales, is to be confined to the old eharges, or is intended to bring forward new circumstances, I cannot tell; but if any fresh attempts of the same nature shall be made by my accusers, instructed as they will have been, by their miscarriage in this instance, I can hardly hope that they will not renew their charge, with an improved artifice, more skilfully directed, and with a malice, inflamed rather than abated, by their previous disappointment. I therefore can only appeal to your Majesty's justice, in which # j trust, that whether these charges are to be renewed against me either on the old or on fresh evidence; or whether new accusations, as well as new witnesses, are to be brought forward, your Majesty, after the experi
Few, as it may be hoped, may be the
ence, of these proceedings, will not suffer your Royal mind to be prejudiced by ex parte, secret examinations, nor my character to be whispered away by insinuations, or suggestions which I have no opportunity of meeting. If any charge, which the law will recognize, should be brought against me in an open and legal manner, I should have no right to complain, nor any appre-o hension to meet it. But till I may have a full opportunity of so meeting it, I trust your Majesty will not suffer it to excite even a suspicion to my prejudice. I must claim the benefit of the presumption of innocence till I am proved to be guilty, for, without that presumption, against the effects of secret insinuations and ex parte examinations, the purest innocence can make no defence, and can have no security.—Surrounded, as it is now proved, that I have been, for years, by domestic spies, your Majesty must, I trust, feel convinced, that if I had been guilty there could not have been wanting evidence to have proved my guilt. And that these spies have been obliged to have resort to their own invention, for the support of the charge, is the strongest demonstration that the truth, undis'guised, and correctly represented, could furnish them with no handle against me. And when I consider the mature and malignity of that conspiracy, which, I feel confident I have completely detected and exposed, I cannot but think of that detection, with the liveliest gratitude, as the special blessing of Providence, who, by confounding the machinations of my enemies, has enabled me to find, in the very excess and extravagance of their malice, in the very weapons which they fabricated and sharpened for my destruction, the sufficient guard to my innocence, and the effectual means of my justification and defence.—I trust therefore, Sire, that I may now close this long letter, in confidence that many days will not elapse before I shall receive from your Majesty, that assurance that my just ol. may be so completely granted, er it possible for me (which nothing else can) to avoid the painful disclosure to the world of all the circumstances of that injustice, and of those ummerited sufferings, which these proceedings, in the manner in which they have been conducted, have brought upon me—I remain, Sire, with every sentiment of gratitude, your Majesty's most dutiful, most submissive daughter-in-law, subject and servant, C. P
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