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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1815 Excerpt: ... CHAFFER II. March of the Allied Armies ou Frankfort, and towards Holland--A Wish for Peace is manifested throughout Europe--Interview between Baron de SaintrAignan with the Ministers of the Allied Powers--Confidential Communications to form the Basis of a General Peace--Extraordinary Sitting of the Council of Slate, at which Napoleon presided on the 11 th of November--Decrees for doubling the Contributions, and levying three hundred thousand men--The Allies publish the celebrated Declaration of the 1st of December at Frankfort--Holland rises--Evacuation of Breda and Williamstadt--Grand Council of War held at Frankfort--The Invasion of France decided upon--Political State of France--Opening of the Session of the Legislative Corps--Formation of an extraordinary Commission--Entry of the Allies into Switzerland--Passage of the Rhine--The Allies penetrate into the French Territory--First Hostilities--Investment of Befort and Huninguen--Entry of the Austrians into Geneva--Report of the Extraordinary Commission on the Overtures of Peace--Adjournment of the Legislative Corps--Speech of Napoleon to the Deputies--Extraordinary Commissaries sent into the Provinces--Napoleon calls on the French to defend their Country. From the borders of the Mayne to the shores of the Baltic, the whole north of Germany was overrun by the victors of Leipzig, consisting of Russians, Prussians, Austrians, Bavarians, and Swedes. The French corps, which still defended the places on the Vistula and Oder, as well as those which 4 covered Dresden, Magdeburg, and Hamburg, being now left to themselves, were unable to form a junction, or effect a retreat. At the end of October, Hanover and Hesse were reconquered. The Russian General Winzingerode at that time pushed his detachments on the roads t...
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    An Authentic Narrative of the Invasion of France, in 1814 Volume 1

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