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COMMENCEMENT OF THE FRENCH REVOLUTION
RESTORATION OF THE BOURBONS
SIR ARCHIBALD ALISON, BART.
F. R. S. E.
WILLIAM BLACKWOOD AND SONS
CONTENTS OF VOL. VII.
CHAPTER XLVI.-CAMPAIGN OF FRIEDLAND, AND PEACE OF TILSIT. Treaties between the Allies for the prosecution of the war, 1.- Austria strives
to mediate, ib.—Negotiations of Napoleon; auxiliary forces obtained from Spain, 3.-Operations in Pomerania, 4.-Armistice between the Swedes and French, 5.-Army of reserve on the Elbe, 6.-Negotiations with Turkey and Persia, ib.-Jealousy excited in the Divan by the summoning of Parga, 7.-Measures to organise the military strength of Poland, 8.-Winter quarters, ib.—Combat of Guttstadt, 9.-Designs of Napoleon for the interior of his empire, 10.-Finances of France, 12.-Statutes of the Grand Sanhedrim of the Jews, 14.- Napoleon's efforts to feed his troops ; sieges in Silesia, ib.-Siege of Dantzic, 16.—Progress of the siege, 18.-Reinforcements to the Russian army, 20.- The French army, 21.- Designs of the Russians on Ney's corps, 23.-Napoleon concentrates, and the Russians fall back, 24.Battle of Heilsberg, 27.-Fresh attack by Lannes, which also proves unsuccessful, 28.–Violent explosion of Lannes, Murat, and Napoleon in consequence, ib., note.-Frightful appearance of the slain after the battle, 29.-Napoleon turns their flank, and compels them to evacuate Heilsberg, ib.Movements before the battle of Friedland, ib.-Battle of Friedland, 34.Capture of Königsberg, 38.-Retreat of the Russians to the Niemen, 39.Conclusion of an armistice, 41.- Interview on the raft at Tilsit, 42.-The negotiations at Tilsit, 43.–Napoleon's interview with the Queen of Prussia, ib. — Treaty of Tilsit ; creation of the grand-duchy of Warsaw, and kingdom of Westphalia, 45.—Treaty with Prussia, 46.—Secret treaty for the partition of Turkey, 48.-Secret articles, ib.-Measures of Napoleon to secure his anticipated Turkish acquisitions, 50.-Convention regarding the payment of the French contribution on Prussia, 51.-Losses sustained by the French, 52.-Retribution that was approaching to France, 53.-Consequences of the treaty of Tilsit in the end to Napoleon, 54.-Perfidy of Napoleon towards the Turks, 55.—Projects of the Emperors for the spoliation of the other European powers, 56.
CHAPTER XLVII.-GENERAL SKETCH OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE IN INDIA. Comparison of the Roman empire and British India, 58.-Physical description of the Indian Peninsula, 61.--Diplomatic ability with which India has been governed, 63.-Advantages of the British government to the Indian people, ib.—Police force established throughout Bengal, 66.- Indian taxation, ib.
- The Zemindar system, ib.—The Ryotwar system, 67.-The Village system, 68.-System of toleration in India, 70.- Variety of national character, 71.–The sepoy force, 73.-Contrast of the Company's rule to the Mahommedan sway, 77.-Wonderful nature of this empire, 78.