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June 26. Mr. B. Frere to Mr. W. Hamilton, adverting to cabals
in the Ionian Islands, and his relations with M. d'Ita-
linsky, the Russian Ambassador to the Porte, with

25. Mr. B. Frere to M. le Chevalier d'Italinsky objecting to
the tenour of an instruction given to his Chancellerie

July 9. Lord Castlereagh to Lord Clancarty, on the state of the

negociations relative to Beauharnois and Baden

12. Mr. G. W. Chad to Lord Castlereagh, referring to a

Memorial by M. de Hogendorp, President of the

Council of State, which had given great offence to the

other Ministers - - - -

1-13. Lord Cathcart to Lord Castlereagh, communicating ob-

servations on the Emperor Alexander's apparent dis-

position of mind and general sentiments . -

Prince Esterhazy to Lord Castlereagh, transmitting a

Prussian Memorial, with enclosure: - -

June 27. Prince Metternich to Prince Esterhazy, animadverting

on the view taken by Lord Clancarty of the claim

of Austria to the surplus revenue of the posts in

the Netherlands - - - -

July 16. Lord Castlereagh to Sir Charles Stuart, referring to a

rescript of the Emperor of Russia's relative to the

state of France . - - - -

26. Mr. Frere to Lord Castlereagh, communicating intelli-

gence received from M. d'Italinsky respecting Parga

and the continental districts ceded to the Porte by the

Treaty of 1800 . - - - -

Aug. 7. Lord Castlereagh to Lord Clancarty and Lord Stewart,

remarking on the despatches just received from them

in the shape of notes, on the Baden claim and the

nature of the indemnity to be awarded; on the Beau-

harnois point; on the disposal of Lucca; and on intel-

ligence from Russia - - - -

8. Sir Charles Stuart to Lord Castlereagh, informing him

that several Russian officers lately arrived at Paris

were employed in obtaining and copying all the maps

placed in the Depôt de la Guerre by the late Govern-

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ment, which relate to the countries between the Rus-

sian frontier and India . . . . 276

Aug. 9. Lord Castlereagh to Sir Charles Stuart, transmitting an

official letter from Lord Bathurst, covering one from
the Duke of York, calling upon him for explanations
upon certain points of Sir Robert Wilson's represen-

tation of his conduct . . . . ib.

11. Count Capo d'Istrias to Lord Castlereagh—a letter of

compliment .

. . 278

11. The Hon. Charles Bagot to Lord Castlereagh, reporting

the state of his negociation concerning the Fisheries . ib.

21. Intelligence from Paris received from Sir C. Stuart, and

probably furnished by M. Gallais, including a spirited

vindication of England against the rancorousinvectives

of the French newspapers . . . 280

24. Mr. Edward Thornton to Lord Castlereagh, describing an

interview with the King of Sweden, and the striking

decline of his mental faculties . . . 282

16-28. Lord Catchcart to Lord Castlereagh, relating chiefly to

his communications with the Emperor before his de-

parture for Warsaw; and adverting to various points

connected with the internal administration of the

empire which diminish his popularity

283

Sept. 1. The Hon. Charles Bagot to Lord Castlereagh, applying

for instructions on a question concerning the Indians,

signifying that he has no prospect of bringing the

convention respecting the Fisheries to a conclusion

before October, and assigning what he conceives to be
the reasons for delay . .

, 284

5. Mr. Chad to Lord Castlereagh, informing him of the

strong remonstrances made by Austria and France

against the licentiousness of the Belgian press . 286

6. Lord Castlereagh to Mr. à Court, conveying some sup-

plementary instructions relative to Sicilian affairs . 287

6. Lord Castlereagh to Lord Stewart, on the reversion of

the duchies of Parma and Guastalla, expressing his

wish to bring Austria to a decision on that point, and

explaining his object in framing his despatches on the

Sicilian question. .

. 288

6. Lord Castlereagh to Lord Clancarty, respecting a projet

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for effecting a contiguity in the Bavarian provinces,

and explaining a mistake of the Bavarian Minister's

relative to his (Lord Castlereagh's) reception of it · 289

Sept. 6. Lord Castlereagh to the Duke of Wellington, expressing

his desire to secure the reversion of Parma to Spain;
transmitting a copy of his letter, in answer to Sir
Charles Stuart's, on the reduction of the Allied force
in France, and his intention to awaken the Govern-

ment of the Netherlands to the danger of suffering

their press and territory to be the instruments of

general mischief . .

· 290

9. Mr. Chad to Lord Castlereagh, informing him that the

project of a law was preparing for restraining the

license of the Belgian press . . . 292

11. Count Fernan-Nuñez to Lord Castlereagh, transmitting

a translation of the last despatches received from his

Cabinet, with enclosure: . . . . 293

Nouvelles reçues à Londres le 13 Septembre, relative

to American affairs

294

13. Mr. Chad to Lord Castlereagh, informing him that the

law for checking the license of the press was on that

day proposed to the Second Chamber of the States-

General, and describing its principal features : 295

14. Mr. Rose to Lord Castlereagh, soliciting a dormant leave

of absence, on account of the precarious state of his

father's health . .

. . 296

15. Lord Clancarty to Lord Castlereagh, assuring him that

he shall have great pleasure in receiving Lord G. Sey-

mour's son as an attaché upon his working staff . 297

26. Lord Cathcart to Lord Castlereagh, relating exclusively
to Russian affairs

. .

ib.
27. Mr. Chad to Lord Castlereagh, reporting the substance

of a conversation with M. de Nagell; and representing
the entire satisfaction expressed by the French Am-

bassador at the proposed law respecting the press - 299

30 Lord Castlereagh to Count Capodistrias, on the result of

the deliberations relative to the Slave Trade and the

Barbary States . . . . . 300

Oct. 13. Lord Castlereagh to Mr. Hamilton, recommending that

the dispersion of the Cabinet should be alleged for

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delaying to reply to a proposition from Spain on the

Slave Trade - - - - -

Oct. 15. Lord Castlereagh to Mr. Hamilton, on the subject of Mr.
Morier's pension - - -

17. Mr. Edward Thornton to Lord Castlereagh, communi-

cating the case, as related to him by the Prince Royal,

of his wife's sister, Madame Joseph Bonaparte, to whom

the Allied Sovereigns had assigned Kiew, in Russia, for

her place of residence, and who, in her state of health,

could scarcely be expected to survive the journey;

and the charge given him by the Prince to assure

Lord Castlereagh of the personal obligation he should

feel for the exertion of his influence for obtaining a

change of the destination of that lady - -

23. Lord Clancarty to Lord Castlereagh, complaining of the

absence of intelligence from Vienna, and adverting to

an article of the Netherland Treaty, with enclosure:

Article XVI. of the above-mentioned Treaty, pur-

porting that the question of providing for the ex-

pense of keeping the garrison of Luxemburg should

be reserved for the decision of the German Diet .

26. Lord Castlereagh to Lord Bathurst, on the differences
between Spain and Portugal, and the measures proper
to be adopted in regard to them . - -

28. Mr. a Court to Lord Castlereagh, animadverting on the

conduct of Prince Ruffo, and on the proceedings of the

Americans in Sicilian ports - - -

28. Mr. a Court to Lord Clancarty, adverting to the state of

the negociation respecting a provision for Eugene

Beauharnois - - -

Nov. 5. Mr. Chad to Lord Castlereagh, communicating informa-

tion received from M. de Nagell . - -

5. The Hon. F. Lamb to Lord Castlereagh, representing

the conduct of M. de Montgelas, the Bavarian Minis-

ter, on occasion of the approaching marriage of the

Emperor of Austria with a Bavarian Princess -

10. The Hon. C. Bagot to Lord Castlereagh, notifying the

conclusion of the Convention respecting the Fisheries

11. Sir Charles Stuart to Lord Castlereagh, relative to the

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Nov. 19. Count Fernan-Nuñez to Lord Castlereagh, adverting to

the change in the Spanish Ministry; signifying that
he has a private letter to deliver to him from M. de
Pizarro, Minister for Foreign Affairs; and that the
King has determined to appeal to the judgment and
mediation of Great Britain in regard to his differences

with Portugal . . . . . 318

24. Mr. Chad to Lord Castlereagh, remarking upon the con-

duct of the Prince of Orange

319

29. The Hon. F. Lamb to Lord Castlerengh, relating to the

visit of the King of Bavaria to Vienna, and the deter-

mination of M. de Montgelas not to accompany him. 320

Dec. 2. Sir Charles Stuart to Lord Castlereagh, adverting to

an Austrian Declaration respecting the gradual re-

duction of the Army of Occupation in France, and

enclosing correspondence on the subject, with en-

closures:
. .

. . 321

Nov. 23. The Duke of Wellington to Sir Charles Stuart, signi-

fying his opinion that the question of the reduction

of the Allied force in France ought to be discussed

by the Ministers of the Allied Courts at Paris, and

offering either to attend them, or to send his opi-

nion in writing . . . .

27. The Duke of Wellington to Sir Charles Stuart, on

the same subject as the preceding . .

Dec. 5. Mr. Edward Thornton to Lord Bathurst, announcing

his having communicated to the Prince Royal the

assent of the Prince Regent to any arrangement for

the residence of Madame Joseph Bonaparte which

might be agreeable to the feelings of the Prince - 324

9. Mr. Chad to Lord Castlerengh, stating that M. de

Nagell had communicated to him the answer which
the King had directed to be sent to the Foreign
Ministers respecting the removal of obnoxious per-
sons, and that Nagell had tendered his resignation, in
consequence of the daily attacks of Prince Ilatzfeld,
the Pruwian Ambasador . .

ib.

16. Sir Charles Stuart to Lord Castlereagh, transmitting

copy of a letter from Mr. Jefferson to Madame de

Staël, with enclosure: .

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