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Miserable state of Spain : ignorance and presumption of the Prince of
condemns all neutral ships trading with St. Domingo. General ,
T*******, French armbassador to the U" S***** : discontented
with President J''” why: birth of T''”: his political intrigues, and military exploits: horrors committed by him in La Vendee : his letter to the National Convention : arrested as a terrorist : writes Memoirs of the Vendean war : anecdote of Buonaparte : Wealth of T^****** : his conceit, and character.
Discontent of Buonaparte's Italian subjects: their miserable condition:
oppressed and plundered by French generals and governors: Menou : his birth and infamous character : fate of the nobility who have joined the French Revolution : Melzi-Eril seduced by French philosophers: approves of the French Revolution : appointed vice-president of the Italian Republic: his chagrin on Buonaparte's assuming the sovereignty: is refused leave to retire to Spain : attempts suicide by poison.
The o ambassadors hesitate to salute Cambaceres and Le Brun, Serene Highnesses: Buonaparte insists: they bribe Talleyrand, who obviates the difficulty: Cambaceres bribes Talleyrand, and is created a Prince: Madame B........s, a female intriguer and tool of Talleyrand, alarms the Bavarian minister Cetto: he conducts this petty intrigue: Cambaceres: his birth: infamous character: raised to the consulate by Buonaparte: his wealth and titles: his brother.
King of Swedenhated by Buonaparte: national character of the Swedes: cause of Buonaparte’s hatred : Baron Ehrensward constantly insulted by him : orders issued to imprison the Baron for expressing his sentiments : Education and character of Baron Ehrensward : King of Sweden writes to Buonaparte on the seizure of the Duke d'Enghien: recalls Ehrensward, and orders a court mourning : General Caulincourt and fifty banditti hired to seize the .# of Sweden: intentions of the French Government, if their plot had succeeded: their plan to partition the Swedish territory : character of the King of Sweden and his counsellors : D’Ehrenheim : Count de Fersen: his attachment and fidelity to the royal family of France t refused admission to the Congress of Radstadt by Buonaparte : Baron d’Armfeldt: the friend of Gustavus III: appointed guardian of the present King: sent ambassador to Italy: outlawed: takes refuge in Russia, and serves with distinction under Suwarrow : recalled to his country, and restored to his dignities: his military talents and spirit.
Buonaparte dreads the liberty of the press : all foreign printers and booksellers under the control of his police : emissaries employed to collect literary intelligence : number of French newspapers before and during the Revolution : reduced by Buonaparte : under the sole direction of Barrere : foreign papers and publications prohibited under severe penalties: examples of severity: official presses established to forge foreign papers : dangerous to question the veracity of the Moniteur. Anecdote.
Prince of Borghese : his birth : joins the Revolution : his meanness and pride : marries Madame Le Clerc's fortune: her vices : despises her husband; her curious request to Buonaparte. Buonaparte exacts chastity from his sisters-in-law ; sudden disappearance of Prin:
Fifteen persons brought prisoners from La Vendee : their crime not
known : what reported to be : impolicy and cruelty of attempting
Instances of impolitic and degrading civility of the Prussian Monarch