Campaign in Germany and France: From the Expiration of the Armistice, Signed and Ratified June 4, 1813, to the Period of the Abdication of the Throne of France by Napoleon Buonaparte; with an Appendix, Containing All the French Bulletins Issued During this Period, and Other Official Documents, &c. &c, Band 2

C. J. Barrington, 1814

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Seite 137 - French, his majesty the king of Prussia, his majesty the Emperor of all the Russias, and his majesty the King of...
Seite 4 - The allied powers having proclaimed that the Emperor Napoleon was the only obstacle to the re-establishment of the peace of Europe, the Emperor Napoleon, faithful to his oath, declares, that h'e renounces for himself and his heirs the thrones of France and Italy, and that there is no personal sacrifice, even that of life, which he is not ready to make to the interest of France.
Seite 299 - ... and blew up the bridge. A part of the army was still on the other side with a park of 80 pieces of artillery, and some hundreds of waggons. The advance of this part of the army, who were approaching the bridge, seeing it blow up, conceived it was in the power of the enemy. A cry of dismay spread from rank to rank — " The enemy are close upon rear, aud the bridges are destroyed !" The unfortunate soldiers dispersed, and endeavoured to effect their escape as well as they could.
Seite v - Montmartre, the ground between being covered with villages and country seats, and the possession of them commands Paris and the whole country round. Prince Eugene of Wirtemberg's division of the 6th corps commenced the attack, and with the greatest spirit endured for a long period a very galling fire of artillery, being supported by the reserves of grenadiers...
Seite vi - ... reduced them to the necessity of sending a flag of truce to demand a cessation of hostilities, they giving up all the ground without the barrier of Paris, until further arrangements could be made.
Seite 170 - Lauderdalo, minister plenipotentiary from his Britannic majesty, did him the honour to address to him on the 26th of this month. His majesty, after having, from a desire of peace, listened to every proposition which could have rendered it...
Seite 331 - Stuart, and of the letter which your excellency did me the honour to write to me on the...
Seite 297 - ... towards eleven o'clock. At six o'clock in the morning the Magistrates of Leipsic sent a deputation to the Prince of Schwartzenberg, to beg that he would not make the city the scene of an action that would occasion its ruin. At nine o'clock the Emperor mounted his horse, entered Leipsic, and paid a visit to the King. He left this Prince at full liberty to do as he pleased, and not to quit his dominions, leaving them to be exposed to that seditious spirit which had been fomented amongst the soldiers.
Seite 296 - Lindenau ; he gave similar orders with respect to the cavalry, and the different corps .of the army, and then repaired to the Prussian hotel, in the suburbs of Leipsic, where he arrived at nine o'clock in the evening. This circumstance obliged the French army to renounce the fruits of the two victories in which they had, with so much glory, beaten troops greatly superior in numbers, and the armies of the whole Continent.
Seite v - Neuilly in reserve, as well as the cavalry. The attack of the grand army had commenced some short time before...

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