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STATE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS IN JANUARY.
Consisting chiefly of official Papers anii authentic Documents.
NOPTH OF EUROPE.
We conic EACE has been concluded with Den
hither a quest of it.
1813. the necessity of ceding Norway, but it is
FRANCE said receives in exchange Pomerania. Eng. Napoleon, Emperor of the French, King of land retains Heiigolanri: the entire con
licly, Proiector of the Confederation of the divons are not publinhed. Thiis circum Rhine, Nicdiator of the Swiss Confedera. stance sels at liberly the army of Sweden tion, &c. and Prussia; and the siege of Hamburgh, Palace of the Thuilleries, Dec. 26, 1813. in which the Prince of Eckouhl and We have decreed and do decree as follows: 15 or 20,000 French are blockaded, is
Art. 1. There shall be sent sonators or forth with to be commenced.
courselors of síate into the military divis
sions, in quality of our commissioners exa GERMANY The allied armies having crossed the by ma tr«s des requiệtıs, or auditeurs.
traordmary. They shall be accompanied Rhine into Switzerland, have from ihat
2. Our extraordinary commissioners ara country passed into Franche Comple and charged with acceles atmy, 1. The levy of Alsace. On the 10th the Emperors of the conscription.—2. The clothing, equipRussia and Austria, and King of Prussia, inent, avid arming of the troops.---3. The with their guards 2:114] Egere, having completing of the provisioning of fortresses.
first vitended divine service, also crussed -4. The levy of horses required for the the Rhine.
service of the army.-5. The levy and orThe Cossacks are said to have ad- ganisation of the national guards, convanced considerably, but main bodies oco
formally to c!? decrees. Our said excupy Vesoul, and an advanced guard lies tv estend the çkspositions of the saill
trae: -diary commissioners shall be antho. Langres. General Blucher and the Prensianetsive
cecides to townis and places which are not
Chatented in then. crossed at Coblenz, ana bata advanced
i Bose of our said extraordinary comin the direction of Mentz; and General Dissiers who shall be sent into the counBlulow, and an English corps from Ilol tries threatened by the enemy, shall order land, towards Antuerp.
levies it-na-se, and all other measures Proclamation of the allice ?ouerS. V kate'Vér, necessary to the defence of the People of France, -- Victory lids con comtiy, and commanded by the duty of dacted the allied arpies to your frontier. opposing the progress of the enemy. BeThey are about to pass it.
sides, especial instructions shall be given We do not make war uron France; but thein, according to the particular situation of we repel far from us the yoke which your the departments to which they shall be sent, governnient wished to impose upen eur 4. Om extraordinary commissioners are respective countries, which have the same anthorized to order all measures of high rights to independence as yours.
police, wirich circumstances and the mainMagistrates, landholders, cultivators, re tenance of public order may demand. main at your homes. The mamtenance of 5. They are likewise authorized to form public order, respect for private property, military commissions, and summon before The most severe discipline, shall charac- Urem, or lefore the special courts, all perterize the progress and the stay of the al. sons accused of favouring the enemy, of lied armies. They are not animated by being in communication with him, or of the spirit of vengeance; they wish not to attempting tlie pub.ic tranquillity. retaliate upon France the numberless 6. They shall be anthorized to issue procalamities with which France, for the clanations, and pass decrees. The said last twenty years, overwhelmed her decrees shall be obligatory upon all citineighbours, and the most distant coun zens. The judicialauthorities, civil and militries.
tary, shall be bound to conform themselves Other principles and other views thian to them, and canse them to be executed. those which led your armies among us, pre 7. Our extraordmary comissioners shall side over the councils of the allied mo corespond with our ministers upon the narchis. "Their glory will consist in liaving objects relative to each ministry. put the speediest period to the misfortunes 8. They shall enjoy in their respective of Europe. The only conquest which is qualities the honours allowed to them by the object of their ambition is that of our regnlations. peace; but, at the same time, a peace 9. Our ministers are charged with the which shall secure to their own people, to execution of the present decree, which France, and to Europe, a state of real re shall be inserted in the Bulletin of the pose. We had hoped to find it before Laws.
Conservative Senate, silting of Dec. 27. tions, new trophies marked his return.
The Senator Count de Fontanes made We folioved bim with some uneasiness in to the assembly the following report: the midst of so many cbstacles, ever which
Monseigneur–Senators, -The first daty be alone could triumpli; with joy ve saw of the senate towards the inonarch and the bim iftira to his frontiers, vit with leis people, is truth. The extraordinary situa- accustomed good fortune, but not withont tion in which the country finds itself, ren- heroism ncr without glory. Having reders this duty still more strict. The i'm turned to his capital, be turned his eyes perbr himself invites all the great boilies of froin trose fields of bátile vihere the world the State to express their opinions freely, admired him for fifteen years; lie eseu de--a truly loyal idea! The salutary deve- tached his thoughts from die great desiuns lopement of those monarchial institutions, which he had conceived. I usa liis oma in which power centered in the hands of expressions ; he turned to his people; his one, is strengthened in the confidence of beart opened itself, and we read ja it out all, and which, giving to the tirone ile gua
own sentiments. He desired peace; and rantee of the national opinion, gives to 23 soon as the hope of a negociation scchia the people in their turn the conscious- ed possible, die laastered to seize it. The ness of their dignity, the just reward of evezts of the war led tiig Baron de St. their sacrifices. "Snch magnanimous inten- Aigman to the head quarters of the allied tions ought not to be deceived. Accord powers. There he saiy the Austria minisingly, the committee named in your sitting ter, Prince Metternich, and the Russian of the 22d December, wiose orgas i minister, Count Nesselrous. Botà, in the have the honour to be, has made the most name of their courts, iaid before hiin, in a serious examination of the cricial papers
confidential conversation, the basis of a submitted to their inspection by the or- general pacification. The English ambasders of his majesty the emperor, and com. sador, Lord Aterleen, was present at municated by the Duke of Vicenza. Ne- this conference. Observe this last fact, gociations for peace have commenced: senators; it is important. Baron de St. you ought to be acquainted with the pro- dignau being desired to acguaunt liis court gress; your judgment must not be preju- with all ke lad heard, faithfully acqnitted diced. A bare enumeration of facis, by himself of this conimission. Though France gniding your opinion, nunst prepare that had a right to liope for other preposals, of France, When the Austrian cabivet the emperor sacriticed every timmg to his lard aside the character of a mediator; sincere wish for peace. He caused the when every thing gave reason to judge Duke of Bassano to write 10 Prince Metthat the congress at Prague was ready to ternich, that he admite:l, as the basis of be dissolved, the emperor deternimed to the negociation, the general principle conmake a last effort for the pacification of tained in the confidential report of M. de the continent. The Duke of Bassano St. Aignau. Prince Wetternich, in reply wrote to Prince Metternich. He proposed to the Duke of Bassano, scenied to think to nentralize a point on the frontiers, and there was something vague in the accepthere to resume the negociations of Prague,
tance (adhesion) given by France. Then, even during the continuance of hostilities. to remove every difficulty, the Dake of Unhappily, these first overtares had 10 Vicenza, after having taken the orders of effect. The time when this pacitie step his majesty, made known to the cabinet was taken is important. It was the 18tli of of Austria, that his majesiy adhered to August last. The remembrance of the the general and summary basis conimuidays of Lutzen and Bautzen was recent. cated by 1:I. de St. Aignau. The Duke of This wish against the prolongation of the Vicenza's letter is of the 20 December; it war may then be said to be in some degree was received on the 5th of the same month. contemporary with the date of two victo. Prince Nietternich did not answer till the ries. The efforts of the French cabinet 10th. These dates must be carefully obwere in vain : Peace became more remote,
served. You will soon see tiey are not hostilities began again, the event assumed without importance. Just hopes of peace another face. The soldiers of the German nay be conceived, on reading the answer princes, but now our allies, showed more of Prince Metternich to the dispatch of than once, while fighting under our tan the Duke of Vicenza : only at the end of ners, a fidelity but too dubious; all at once his letter he aniiounces, that before the they ceased io dissemble and joined our negociations are opened, it is necessary to enemies. From that moment, the combi- confer about them with the allies. These nations of a campaign, so gloriously begu, allies can be no other than the English. conld not have the expected success. Thé Now their ambassador was present at the emperor perceived that it was time to or conversation of which M. de St. Aignau der the French to evacuate Germany. He had been witness. We do not desire to returned with them, tighting at almost excite distrust; we relate. We have careevery step; and on the narrow ronte where fülly noted the date of the last correspou60 many open defections and silent trea dence between the French and the Ans. cheries contined its progress and his mo- trian cabinet, We bave said, that the
Public Afairs in January. (Feb. 1, Dnke of Vicenza's letter must have been our accusers with their own armis? Does reecived on the 5th, and that the receipt the queen, escaped from Sicily, and who, was not acknowledged till the 10th.-In frim one place of exile to another, has the interval, a gazette, now under the in- fied in her adversity to the Ottomans, tuence of the allied powers, published to prove to the world that our enemies have ali Enrope a declaration which is said to so much respect for the royal dignity? The ke furnished with their authority. It would sovereign of Saxony has placed himself at be meiancholy to believe it. This declara the disposal of the allied powers. Has he tion is of a nature unusual in the diplomacy met with actions contornable to the asof kings. It is 110 longer to kings like surances given? Wahappy reports are spread themselves that they explain their grie in Europe; may they not be realized ! vances and send their manifestoes; it is to Can it be desired to punish, for fidelity to the people that they address them; and his oath, the head of a sovereign bowed froni wliat motive do they adopt such a down with age and afflictions, aad crown. bew method of proceedmg? It is to sepa- ed with so many virtues? It is not from sate the cause of the peopic from that of this tribnne that governments are to be in. their zoveinars, though the interest of snited, even those who should allow themsociety has every where united them. May selves to insult us, but we may be permitnot uus example be fatai? Should it be ted to appreciate, at their true value, given, especially ai tius period, when pey- those ancient and well known repreaches ple's minds, agitated by ail the diseases of poured forth agamst all such powers as pride, are so averse to bending under the have acted a great part, from Charles V. anthority which protects them, whie it ie to Louis XIV, and om Louis XIV. to the presses their audacity? And a ainst whom
emperor. The system «j invusion, of preis thus indirect attack ained? Against a ponele!unce, of universul mona, chy, has been great man, wiio merited the gratitude of always a sailying cry for all coalitions, and all kings ; because, by re-tstablising the from the midst of these coalitions, asto. throne of France, lie has closed up the nished at their own mprudence, often crater of the voicano which threatened
arose a power still more an,bitious than thein all. It must not be dissembled, that that whose ambition was exclaimed against. in certain respects this extraordinary mani. The abuses of power are marked in bloody festo is in a moderate tone.
characters on the pages of history-all nathat the experience of the coaliuons dias tions have crred - all governments have gained perfection. It may be remember. committed excesses--all onght to pardon ed, perhaps, that the manifesto of the each other. If, as we are willing to be. Duke of Brunswick irritated the pride of lieve, the allied powers form sincere wishes a great people. In fact, even those who for peace, there is no obstacle to its being did not join in the opinion prevalent at resiored.' We have demonstrated by the that period, when they read this insulting abstract of the official papers, that the enmanifesto, found themselves offended in peror desires peace, and will purchase it the national honour. Another language even by sacrifices in which his great soul has, therefore, been assumed. Europe, seems io neglect his personal glory, to atfatigued, has more need of repose than of tend only to the wan's of the nation. When passions. But if there be so much mode. we cast our eyes on thus coalition, composed ration in the councils of our enemies, ot'elements which repel each other, when we wherefore, wlule they continnally speak of see the portentons and strange mixture of peace, do they still mevace our fiontiers, people whom mature has made rivals, when which they had promised to respect when we reflect that many of them by inconside. we should have no other baruer than the rate aliances expose themselves to dangers Rhine? If our enemies are so moderale, which are not a chimera, we cannot believe wly have they violated the capitulation of that ench an assemblage of interests, so dif. Dresden? Why have they not done justice fereut, can be of long duration. Do not I to the noble complaints of the general who belvid in the midst of the enemy's ranks, commanded in that place? If they are so a prince born with all the French sentimoderate, wlly have they net established ments, in the country where they are, the exchange of prisoners, conformably to perhaps, the most lively? The warrior all the usages of war? Finally, if these who formerly defended France, cannot protectors of the rights of nations are so long remain armed against her. Let us re. moderate, why have they not respected member too, that a monarch of the north, those of ihe Swiss Cantons? Why does and the most powerful of all, did but latethis wise and free government, which in ly reckon among his titles to glory, the the face of all Europe had declared itself triendship of the great man with whom he neuter, now see its peacefill vallies and now combats. Our eyes tun with confis mountains ravaged by all the scourges of dence to that empeior, whom so many war? Mederation is sometimes only a di- ties bind to ours; who gave us the fairest plomatic artifice. If we chose to employ present, in a beloved sovereign ; and who the same artifice, attesting also justice and beholds in his grandson the heir of the good faith, how easily might we confound French empire. With so many motives to
agree and to unite, can peace be difficult! tions are known. No! The enemy shall Let the place of conference be immediate never destroy that noble and beautiful lý fixed; - let the plenipotentiaries on France, which for furteen centuries susboth sides come forward, with the noble tained itself with glory in the midst of so wish to give peace to the world ; --- let ino many different vicissitudes, and which, deration reigu in their conncils as well as for the interest of its neighbours, ye: rein their language. The foreign powers
mains a formidable power for the balance have themselves said, in the declaration of Europe. W have already the siedge attributed to them," a great nation does of your heroic constancy and nacional 110not lose rank for having suffered in its
We will tight for our dear country turn reverses in this inful and bloody in the midst of the tomb, of our fatiers struggle, in which it has combated with and the cradles of our mants. are :-Ob. its usual courage.” Senators, we should tain peace, as a la zi exfort worthy of you not have fulfilled the duties which you ex
and the French nation ; and your armi, so pect of your committee, if, in proving to often victorvus, will drop the sworth to demonstration the pacific intentions of the sign a peace for the repose of the world. emperor, our last words did not remind This is, Sire, the wish of the seuate. the people of what they owe to themselves, This is the wish of France, and this is the what they owe to the monarch. The mo wish and desire of humanity. ment is decisive. The foreign powers hold To which his majesty answered: a pacific language, but some of our fron SENATORS,--I ain sensible of the sentitiers are invaded and war is at our doors. ments which you have just expressed. You Thirty-six millions of men cannot betray have seen, by the papers which I have ortheir glory and their destiny. Nations dis- dered to be communicated to you, all that tinguished in this great quarrel, have ex I liave done for peace.
The sacrifices perienced numerous reverses; more than which comprise the preliminary basis which once they have been put hors de combat; has been proposed to me by my enemies, their wounds bleed still: France has also and which I have accepted, I will perforin received some wounds, but she is far from without regret; my life has but one object, being cast down; she may be proud of her the happiness of the l'rench people. Tu wounds as of her past triumphis. Despon- the mean time, Bearne, Alsace, Brabant, dency in adversity would be more inex are threatened; the cries of this part of cnsable than boasting in prosperity. Thus, my family pierce my soul.
I cail to then, wbile we make peace, let the mili- Frenchmen to succour Frenchmen : I call tary preparations be accelerated, and sup on the French of Paris, of Brittany, Norport the negociations. Let us rally round mandy, Champaigne, Burgundy, and the the diadem, where the splendour of titty other departments, to succour their bre. victories shines through a passing clond. thren. Will they abandon is in the hour Fortune is not long wanting to nations who of misfortune? Peace and the deliverance are not wanting to themselves. This ap- of our territory ought to be our rallying peal to the national honour is dictated by cry. At the aspect of a whole armed peothe love of peace-of that peace which is ple, the foreigners will fly, or sign a peace not obtained by weakness but by firmness on the basis which they themselves have -of that peace, in short, which the em- proposed. There can be no question as to peror, with a new species of conrase, pro- the recovery of the conquests which they mises to grant, at the price of great sacri- bave taken from us. fices. We have the soothing confidence PARIS, Jan. 14.—The army of Prince that his wishes and ons will be realized, Schwartzenberg las a!tempted to carry and that this brave nation, after such Haningen by assauit. The eleny were long fatigues and so much bloodshed, will repulsed. find repose under the auspices of a throne Tlie corps of troops besieging Befort, which lias bad cnough of glory, and which having made several frutless attenipts for the future chooses to be surrounded a ainst the towil, which cosi then very only with images of public felicity. dear, jave also changed the siege into a
Paris, Jun. 1-0 Thursday last, blockade. the 3016 December, at two o'clock, the According to the general plan of operaemperor being stated on the throne, tious, the Duke of Belluno has passed the Count de Lacepedt, president of the Vosges; he huis fixed his head-quarters at senate, presented his majesty the followa Bacaro. ing address :
One column of thc enemy has advanced SIRE,—The enemy have just invaded towards Besançon, where it is engaged
with Generatiarulas. Tier !i:ht iroops our territory: they wish to penetrate iitto the heart of Oiti povinces. Firene men have spread ilmselves m ali directions ; united in heart and interest, under such a
1.00 men have yone to Geneva, 000 to chief as you, will never slacken their ener
Lans-le-gauinier, and cou tu Dole.
The Prince of Moskwa has his head. gy. Empires as well as men have thcir days of trouble and prosperity. It is in quarters at Nancy, General Duvignan ocsuck critical circumstances that great wg. cupyiug the defiles before Espmal.