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1816.

Sept. 6. Mr. Jefferson to Madame de Staël, representing the

state of affairs in Spanish America . . 325

Dec. 17. Lord Castlereagh to Lord Stewart, complaining of the

dilatory proceedings at Frankfort, adverting to the
conduct of Prince Metternich, and communicating

domestic intelligence . . . . 329

19. Lord Castlereagh to the Hon. F. Lamb, offering him

credentials to the German Diet, in addition to those

which he already has to the King of Bavaria, and

alluding to certain contingent arrangements . 331

Lord Castlereagh to Count Fernan-Nuñez, adverting to

the differences between Spain and Portugal, to the

solicited mediation of the great Powers for settling

them, and giving assurance of the most zealous exer-

tions of the Prince Regent's Government in contri-

buting to that purpose . . . . 332

23. Sir Charles Stuart to Lord Castlereagh, giving an ex-

planation relative to a letter of Talleyrand's . 335

23. Sir Charles Stuart to Lord Castlereagh, stating the

terms in which he had explained to the foreign
Ministers his instructions respecting the proposed re-
duction of the Army of Occupation; enclosing a letter
from the Duke of Wellington; and animadverting
upon the language held by Madame de Staël on poli-
tical subjects

. ib.

Dec. 3. The Duke of Wellington to Sir Charles Stuart, de-

precating premature discussion of the question for

reducing the Allied army in France . . 337

Precedents showing the arbitrary authority exercised by

the Kings of Spain in the handwriting of Count

Fernan-Nunez) . . . . . 338

1817.

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Jan. 7. Mr. Charles Bagot to Lord Castlereagh, stating, as intelli-
gence received from the Swedish Minister, that the

1817.

differences between the United States and Spain

were on the eve of being adjusted, by the sale of the

Floridas to the former - - -

Mar. 11. Mr. Charles Bagot to Lord Castlereagh, remarking

upon the total silence observed by the Government

and in Congress on the late negociation respecting

the Fisheries, and suggesting that it might have a

good effect if publicity were given to the negociation

in England, so that it might be known in America

before the fishing season commenced - -

April 18. Lord Castlereagh to Lord Clancarty, transmitting an

important communication received from the Russian

Ambassador and other papers, and instructing him to

confer confidentially on the former, both with the

King and M. de Nagell . - - -

20. Lord Castlereagh to Lord Clancarty, transmitting a

Protocol received from Paris, and copies of corre-

spondence with the Duke of Wellington and Lord

Liverpool, relative to fortification expenditure

April 20. Extracts from a Report received from Sir Charles Stuart,

(May 8.) furnishing details relative to the robbery of the Queen

of Westphalia by M. de Maubreuil, and his trial; re-

marks on the Mémoire de Ste. Hélène; and some

particulars concerning M. Patrault, preceptor at

Brienne, and afterwards private secretary of Bona-

parte, who died April 29 - - -

May 19. Sir Charles Stuart to Lord Castlereagh, reporting the

Duke of Orleans' explanation of his transactions in

regard to the French refugees - - -

June 3. Mr. Charles Bagot to Lord Castlereagh, representing the

further delay of the American Government to make

their proposition respecting the Fisheries -

July 21. Sir Charles Stuart to Lord Castlereagh, reporting cir-

- cumstances attending the presentation of a letter to

Louis XVIII, by Don Francisco, Infant of Spain

25. Lord Clancarty to Lord Castlereagh, enclosing corre-

spondence with the Duke of Wellington; reporting

arrests and proceedings of proscribed French refu-

gees; and adverting to the question respecting the

Duchy of Bouillon - -

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1817.

July 18. The Duke of Wellington to Lord Clancarty, conveying

observations on his Memoire on the Netherlands press

20. Lord Clancarty to the Duke of Wellington, in answer

to the preceding - - - -

24. Lord Clancarty to the Duke of Wellington, explain-

ing circumstances arising out of his application for

the exception of M. de Lobau from banishment

from the kingdom of the Netherlands -

28. Sir Charles Stuart to Lord Castlereagh, expressing

regret that instructions relative to the questions of

Spanish mediation and European police reached him

too late to prevent the signature of papers trans-

mitted to England - - - -

Aug. 4. Sir Charles Stuart to Lord Castlereagh, reporting an

invidious remark made by the Russian Plenipotentiary

on a circumstance mentioned in Conference -

7. Lord Castlereagh to Lord Clancarty, conveying observa-
tions on the Netherlands press, and on the French
libellers and refugees - - - -

18. Count Münster to Lord Castlereagh, with enclosures:

Statement of claims on France -

The Prussian Military Establishment, 1817

21. Sir Charles Stuart to Lord Castlereagh, alluding to the

rumoured desire of a party to remove the Duke de

Feltre from the French Ministry . - -

Sept. 5. Lord Castlereagh to Lord Clancarty, desiring the ques-

tion of the reclamations to be brought under the con-

sideration of the Netherlands Government; expressing

disapprobation of a protracted liquidation, and of any

arrangement requiring an occupation of cautionary

fortresses - - - - -

13. Lord Castlereagh to Lord Clancarty, transmitting copy

of a despatch from Sir Charles Stuart, and the Duke

of Wellington's observations upon the manner in

which the Minister at Paris had acted, respecting an

anonymous proclamation to the French people, and

begging him to report as soon as possible how far the

King of the Netherlands is executing his engagements

respecting the residence of obnoxious French in his

dominions

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1817.
Sept. 15. Sir Charles Stuart to Lord Castlereagh, stating that

he has been assured by an authority which he has
invariably found to be correct, that the sudden re-

moval of the Duke de Feltre from office, was the

result of a direct interference on the part of Pozzo di

Borgo, of whose undue influence exercised over the

French Ministry, repeated statements had reached

him

. . . 376

18. Sir Charles Stuart to Lord Castlereagh, mentioning the

admission of M. de Molé into the French Cabinet,

and speculating on further changes in the Ministry . 377

28. Lord Castlereagh to Lord Clancarty, instructing him to

make the necessary representations to the Netherlands

Government of the unpleasant consequences that must

result from the non-fulfilment of the King's engage-

ments relative to the French refugees . . 378

29. Sir Charles Stuart to Lord Castlereagh, reporting a cir-

cumstance which had created much bad blood among

the principal members of the royal family . . 379

Oct. 6. Mr. C. Bagot to Lord Castlereagh, alluding to some

design which is unexplained, describing proceedings of
Regnault de St. Jean d'Angely's after he had become
insane, and relating, on the authority of the French
Minister at Washington, some particulars of a plan

for effecting the escape of Bonaparte from St. Helena ib.

Nov. 10. Sir Henry Wellesley to Lord Castlereagh, respecting

the negociations between Spain and Portugal . 382

11. Lord Castlereagh to Lord Clancarty, adverting to his

request for money for the fortifications, which will be

granted on the report of the Duke of Wellington ib.

20. Sir Charles Stuart to Lord Castlereagh, stating that

Messrs. Rothschild had called upon him to ascertain

whether the British Government object to their under.

taking the settlement of the claims against France,

brought forward under the Convention of Novem-

ber 20, 1815, by the Powers not taking a part in the

deliberations of the Conference, and that he recom-

mended the suspension of any arrangements till they

had obtained a knowledge of the opinions of our

Government .

. 383

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1817.

Nov. 20. Extrait d'une Note de son Altesse le Prince Chancelier

d'Etat au Chargé d'Affaires d'Espagne à Berlin, le

Chevalier de Landaburru, explaining the principles

on which the solicited mediation of Prussia for settling

the quarrels between Spain and her American Colo-

nies would be afforded . . . . 384

22. Prince Hardenberg to M. d'Alopéus, on the subject of

the mediation sought by Spain from Russia and her

Allies, and the principles on which alone it can be

granted by Prussia . . . . 385

24. Sir Charles Stuart to Lord Castlereagh, referring to

debts due by France to the British Government for

moneys advanced on the King's private account, and

issued, in 1815, for the support of emigrants . 387

Dec. 1. Sir Charles Stuart to Lord Castlereagh, notifying that

arrangements have been made for the repayment of

the capital and interest due on the King's account : 388

3. Mr. C. Bagot to Lord Castlereagh, signifying that though

the President had said in his message to Congress that
the negociation respecting the Fisheries was still in
progress, he had not yet been able to obtain the pro-
positions of the American Government, and that
Mr. Adams ascribed the delay solely to press of busi-
ness .

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.
.
.

. ib.

4. Sir Charles Stuart to Lord Castlereagh, remarking upon

the change in public opinion since the assembling of

the Chambers, and referring to partial changes contem-

plated by Ministers for strengthening the Govern-

ment . . . . . . 389

8. Sir Charles Stuart to Lord Castlereagh, announcing the

failure of his negociation for recovering the sums

advanced for the private use of the King in 1814, and

for the maintenance of emigrants in 1815 . : 390

22. Sir Charles Stuart to Lord Castlereagh, representing

the unpleasant predicament in which the French

Ministry found itself

. 392

23. Lord Clancarty to Lord Castlereagh, reporting the ten-

dency to a thorough reconciliation between the King

and the Prince, but expressing an earnest hope that

the latter may not be re-instated as Minister of War 393

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