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1815.

Sept. 11. Lord Castlereagh to Lord Liverpool, on the resti-

tution of works of art in the Louvre to the original

owners

. . . .

11. Lord Walpole to Lord Castlereagh, adverting to Persian

affairs and the intended marriage between the Grand

Duchess Anne and the Prince of Orange . .

14. Lord Castlereagh to Lord Liverpool, on the state of

affairs in France . . . . .

15. Lord Liverpool to Lord Castlereagh, remarking on the

line of policy pursued by what were called the Go-

vernment newspapers .

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15. Mr. Augustus Foster to Lord Castlereagh, reporting a

.conversation with the Danish Minister, M. de Kaas,

relative to a negociation concerning the sale of the

Duchy of Lauenburg to Hanover.

19. The Right Hon. N. Vansittart to Lord Castlereagh, re-

specting the contributions to be imposed on France;

adverting to a scheme for raising a loan for the French

Government in England; assigning reasons for dis-

countenancing it; and referring to the state of the

East India Company's affairs, and to the finances of

France; and enclosing an account of the sums granted

for the services of our army, navy, and ordnance, for

1815 . . . . . .

19. Lord Liverpool to Lord Castlereagh, insisting on the

justice and expediency of restoring the works of

art


20. Mr. Charles Denis to Lord Castlereagh, relative to pre-

sentations to the Pope

.

22. Lord Bathurst to Lord Castlereagh, reporting an inquiry

of the French Ambassador's respecting the final des-

tipation of Guadeloupe . . . .

25. Lord Castlereagh to Lord Liverpool, remarking on the

administration of the Duke de Richelieu . .

28. Mr. Foster to Lord Castlereagh, referring to a projected

visit of his Danish Majesty to London, and to Prince

Christian, and his character . . .

29. Lord Liverpool to Lord Castlereagh, suggesting attention

to two points in the proposed treaty with France re-

specting guarantee fortresses

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Sept. 29. Lord Liverpool to Lord Castlereagh, offering an argu-

ment that might be used with the French Plenipoten-

tiaries, when negociating in regard to territorial in-

demnities . . . . . . 36

Lord Bathurst to Mr. Baker, communicating documents

relative to the transactions between Major Nicolls and

the Creek Indians.

. .

37

Oct. 1. Lord Castlereagh to Lord Liverpool, on the state of the

negociation respecting the fortresses; and reporting the

decision of the Allies for the restoration of the works

of art . .

. . 38

1. The Earl of Buckingbamshire to Lord Castlerengh, in-

forming him that it had been determined to send an

Embassy to China . . . . 39

2. Lord Castlereagh to Lord Liverpool, on the wording of

the article relative to the retrocession of the French

fortresses and the retrocession itself. .
2. Lord Liverpool to Lord Castlereagh, enclosing a letter

from Mr. Wilberforce on the subject of the last com-

munication between Mr. Vaughan and the Spanish

Government respecting the Slave Trade, with en-

closure: . . . . . .

Sept. 28. W. Wilberforce, Esq., to Lord Liverpool

Oct. 4. The Right Hon. N. Vansittart to Lord Castlereagh,

adverting to his caution respecting the Spanish

subsidy; to the state of affairs in France, and re-

marking upon the probability that she may offer to

compensate part of our share of the contribution by

colonial cessions. . . . .

5. Lord Liverpool to Lord Castlereagh, referring to the

importance attached to the stipulation for the return

of the fortresses occupied only to the lawful Sovereign;

and transmitting a memorandum of Lord Harrowby's

on the subject of the claims of British creditors in

France . . . . . .

6. Lord Bathurst to Lord Castlereagh, enclosing a projet

for placing the lonian Islands under British protection
9. Lord Exmouth to Lord Castlereagh, informing him of

the wiling of Marat from Ajaccio with three small
Vessels, with enclosures: . . . . 49

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Sept. 28. M. Macirone to the King of Naples, (Murat) trans-

mitting an official paper signed by Prince Metter-
nich, containing the conditions on which he was
offered a residence in the Austrian dominions; and
acquainting him with arrangements made for his

removal thither in case of its acceptance. .

28. The King of Naples to M. Macirone, accepting the

passport offered him, but deferring his decision on

other points . . . . . 50

Oct. 16. Lord Castlereagh to Lord Liverpool, referring, on the

subject of Mr. Wilberforce's application, to the de-

spatch enclosed, which he addressed to Mr. Vaughan

on communicating to him the unqualified abolition of

the Slave Trade by France

. 51

17. Lord Liverpool to Lord Castlereagh, referring to an un-

pleasant occurrence at Naples in consequence of Lord
W. Bentinck's arrival there; insisting on the neces-
sity of precaution not only in regard to our army left
in France, but also to the Duke of Wellington's own
person; and expressing approbation of the arrange-
ment for distributing the French contribution, except

in as far as Portugal was included. . . ib.

19. Lord Bathurst to Lord Liverpool, signifying approbation

of the arrangement respecting the contributions, of

Lord Castlereagh's projet of alliance, and of the powers

proposed to be given to the Duke of Wellington; and

communicating a financial suggestion of Mr. Van-

sittart's .

. . . . 53

20. Lord Liverpool to Lord Castlereagh, containing miscel-

laneous observations on points previously touched

upon by him . . . . . 55

23. Lord Castlereagh to Lord Liverpool, transmitting a

copy of the ratification of the treaty concluded

at Paris, and assigning the reason for deviating from

the form usual in regard to such instruments, with

enclosure: . . . . . 56

Projet de la Ratification de la Grande Bretagne et de

l'Autriche . . . . .

31. Lord Liverpool to Lord Castlereagh, signifying the ap-

proval of the Government of the projet of the treaty,

17. Mr. Stratford Canning to Lord Castlereagh, stating the
result of his inquiries respecting the idea suggested by

1815.

Mr. Liston, of procuring a supply of officers for the

Persian army from Switzerland . - -

Nov. 20. Lord Bathurst to the Hon. Charles Bagot, relative to

two important points brought into discussion since the

conclusion of the Treaty of Ghent, namely, the privi-

leges of fishing, as conceded in 1783, and the resti-

tution of slaves, or other private property, and con-

veying instructions on these points. - -

24. Lord Bathurst to Mr. Baker, signifying the appointment

of the Hon. C. Bagot to be his Majesty's Envoy Ex-

traordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to the United

States; and the Prince Regent's entire approbation of

his (Mr. Baker's) conduct in that mission . -

Note confidentielle, containing observations of the Allied

Cabinets addressed to the Duke de Richelieu, with the

projet of the principal treaty, and of the particular

Conventions which accompanied it . -

Dec. 2. Mr. John Bramsen to Lord Castlereagh, communicating

a narrative of a tour made during the last two years

through Europe, principally to ascertain the senti-

ments entertained towards Great Britain in the dif-

ferent capitals which he visited - - -

13. Lord Clancarty to Lord Castlereagh, conveying thanks

for the option allowed him between the Embassy at

the Hague or home employment; and recommending

that Government should reserve to itself the appoint-

ment of attachés to embassies - - -

18. The Hon. F. Lamb to Lord Castlereagh, relative to the

differences between Austria and Bavaria -

Account of Murat's descent in Calabria, transmitted by

Lord Exmouth - - - -

28. Lord Cathcart to Lord Castlereagh, adverting to the

practice of opening all letters sent through the Russian

Post-office, and to Russian affairs - -

28. Lord Castlereagh to Mr. Rose, remarking on the ten-

dency to alarm respecting the designs of foreign

Powers, especially Russia, and explaining the line of

policy which Great Britain ought to pursue; and

adding instructions for his conduct .

Memorandum of the subsidies voted in 1815

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