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Preliminary remarks. Treaty proposed and entered into by the belligerent powers. Mr. Stanley sent to Paris, and Mr. Bussy to London. French machinations in Spain. Difficulties in the negotiation. Design of the campaign in Hesse, and of the expedition to Belleisle



Prince Ferdinand's plan. Allies enter into Hesse and Thuringia. French retire. Hereditary prince repulsed at Fritzlar. Fritzlar taken. Several magazines taken. Blockade of Marpurg and Ziegenhagn. Siege of Cassel. Battle of Langensaitze. Broglio reinforced from the Lower Rhine. Hereditary Prince defeated at Stangerode. Siege of Cassel, &c. raised. Allies retire behind the Dymel.



The negotiation continued. Proposition of uti possidetis. Debate concerning the periods. Belleisle described." English repulsed at Lochmaria bay. They make good their landing. Palais besieged. Town abandoned. Citadel capitulates.



England and France agree to treat of a separate peace. Epochas proposed by England. Court of Vienna agrees. Objects of the negotiation. Proposals of France with regard to Europe, Asia, Africa, and America. French memorial concerning Spain. Indignation of the English minister. English answer to the French memorial.



Motions of the French and allied armies. General Sporken attacked. French pass the Dymel. Skirmishes. Position of prince Ferdinand. Junction of Broglio and Soubise. Battle of Kirch Denkern. French defeated. French threaten Hanover. Prince Henry of Brunswick killed. Taking of Dorsten. Farious movements of the armies. Destruction of Schartsfelt castle. Prince Xavier of Saxony takes Wolfenbuttle, and invests Brunswick. Detachment from Prince Soulise take and abandon Embden. Attempt on Bremen. Sufferings of Lower Westphalia. [24 VOL. IV. CHAP.



Condition of the king of Prussia. His inaction. Motions of the Russians
and of Laudohn. Breslau cannonaded. Tottleben removed. Collerg be-
sieged. Russian magazines in Poland destroyed. War transferred to
Pomerania. King of Prussia quits his strong camp. Schweidnitz taber
by a coup de main. General Platen repulsed. General Knoblock made
prisoner at Treptow. Prince Wurtenburg retreats. Colberg taken.
Russians winter in Pomerania.



The negotiation resumed. French concessions. Difference concerning the
German alliance. Difference concerning the captures antecedent to the
declaration of war. Treaty breaks off. Messieurs Stanley and Bussy



Conduct of Spain during the negotiation. Spanish minister's memorial.
Treaty between France and Spain. Difference in the English ministry.
Mr. Pitt resigns. Mr. Pitt's letter. Disputes concerning the resigne
tion. Addresses. Parliament meets. The German war continued. [4]

Dispute with Spain. Representation of the earl of Bristol. Disposition of
the court of Madrid. Treaty between France and Spain. England de-
sires a communication. Court of Spain refuses. The ministers-mutually
withdraw. A rupture.


Blockade of Pondicherry. Distress of the French. Fleet dispersed in a
storm. Fleet returns. Town surrenders. Mahie taken. Enterprises of
Mr. Law. Mogul army defeated by Major Carnac. Nabob of Bengat
deposed. Coast of Sumatra ravaged by the count d'Estaign. Dominica
taken by lord Rollo and Sir James Douglas.


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On the late transit of Venus over the Sun
King Henry the Seventh's instructions to his ambassadors at Naples [198
Claims at the Coronation of king James II.
A full account of their majesties nuptials

of their majesties coronation






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March 19th, 1761 [244

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The earl of Halifax's speech to the parliament of Ireland
A short view of the cause and conduct of the war, c.
M. Vaudreuil's letter to the duke de Choiseul

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Memorial presented to the States General, &'c.

The declaration of the French king to the court of Sweden, &c.
Memorial presented by the French ambassador at Stockholm
Declaration of the empress queen of Hungary and Bohemia
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Translation of M. de Boreel's speech to the king

The Hon. Gen. Yorke's speech to the States General

Answer returned to the foregoing speech of Sir Joseph Yorke, by

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Declaration of the most Christian king to the diet of the empire

marshal Broglio, &c.

Heads of the family convention of the house of Bourbon

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Copy of the king of Spain's orders to the governors of the sea-port towns of
that kingdom, for the detention of the English ships
His majesty's declaration of war against the king of Spain

The king of Spain's declaration of war

Papers relating to the surrender of Pondicherry



Translation of M. Lally's proposals for the delivery of the garrison [290
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Articles proposed to Colonel Coote by the chief of the Jesuits; to which

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Translation of the supreme order, from the Mogul's court at Delhi, to

Sciddee Ibrahim, of Rajapore

Capitulation for the citadel of Belleisle



The terms of peace to be granted to the Cherokee Indians


Account of a late conspiracy against the king of Prussia


of London to the king


The humble address of the lord mayor, aldermen, and commons of the city

The humble address of the lord mayor, aldermen, &c. to her majesty ibid.
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The representation of the lord mayor, aldermen, and commons of the city
of London to their representatives in parliament
Copy of the thanks to the right honourable William Pitt, from the court
of common council


The king's most gracious speech to both houses of parliament, on the 19th
of Jan. 1762, on occasion of his having declared war against Spain [303


Account of the Buccaneers of America, &c.


Particulars relating to the Indians of the Peninsula within the Ganges 6
A general account of the Canadians, from Charlevoix


The epistle from the yearly meeting, held in London, by adjournment 12

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Queen Elizabeth's letter to Heaton, bishop of Ely

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