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the Powers of Europe-on Russia.—Character of the Emperor Alexander remonstrates against the Conduct of France, at the Diet—ill seconded, and why—Votes of Ilanover and Pomerania-Baden and Brandenburgh.Great Opposition of Character between the Emperor Alexander and Bonaparte--ill Understanding between them.--State of the great Powers of Europe at the Close of the Year.--Conduct of Sweden.--Austria assumes the hereditary Dignity of Emperor--Effects thereof:-Disputes between America and Spain, on the Subject of Louisiana-terminated.--Affairs of St. Domingo---Murder of the remaining white Inhabitants-Dessalines, A Negro, chosen Emperor-his Conduct—marches against St. Jago-Jamaica. ,
CH A P. XIII.
Affairs of India.- Retrospect.-Some Account of the Makratta States
Form of Government--Extent of their Empire—and Strength-Ambition and Intrigues of its several Rulers.--Policy of the British Government in negociating with them.--Treaty of Poonan. - Ambition of Scindiah-his Hostility to the English—various Instances of-Marquis Wellesley's Projects to counteract it.-Treaty with the Guckwar-proposed Treaty with the Peishwa-Obstacles to it-probable l'icu's of France.-Statement of the Force under M. Perron.-Iar subsisting in the Mahratta Empire between Scindiah and Holkar-Causes thereof-March of Holkar to Poonah--opposed by the united Troops of Scindiah and the Peishwa-the latter utterly defeated-Flight of the Peishwa-Claims the Protection of the Bombay Government ---Treaty of Bassein.--Assumption of the Peishwa's Government by Holkar--iew Peislerva set up by him.--British Army of Observation assembled on the Mahratta Frontier. -Detachment destined for the Restoration of the Peishwa put under the Command of General Wellesley—the Murch of the latter-enters the Mahratta Territories
- Retreat of Holkar-sares Poonah from being burnt and plundered by his activity.-- Restoration of the Peishwa.--Proceedings of Colonel Collins at Scindiah's Camp--great Insincerity of the latier. --junction between Scindiah and Bhoonsla--they negociate with Hollar-hostile Conduct-Powers given to General Wellesley---fruitless Negociation between him and the confederated Chiefs-real Views of the Confederates penetrated by Gen. Wellesley.-Negociations broke off --The Preparations for War commenced by the British Government.
CH A P. XIV.
Transactions in India.–March of General Wellesley to Ahmednughur-
Capture of that City and Fort.- Operations of Colonel Stevenson.-Confe-
Ceremonial of the Presentation of Colours to the Loyal London Volunteers,
Attack upon the French Flotilla, dated Antelope, at Anchor off Ostend,
Commodore Dance's Account of his defeating the French Squadron under Adm.
Linois, in the Inulian Seas, in a Letter addressed to the Honourable the
K. B. &c. to W. Marden, Esq. dated on board the Monarck, off Boulogne,
mencement of Hostilities against Spain, by the Capture and blowing up of
commanded by the noted Captain Blachman, in a Letter from Captain
Years ending the 5th Jan. 1803, and 5th Jan. 1804, respectively. Dated
June; 1st August ; 1st October ; and 25th November, 1803 : distin-
the Commencement of the Act passed for that Purpose ; of the Number of
the present Session of Parliament, from its opening on Tuesday, Nov. 22,
of London. Dated Dorening-street, April 30, 1804
dated in the Camp at Deogaun, Dec. 17, 1803
Scindia, on one Part, and the Hon. the East India Company, on the other
Dec. 1804. Present the King's most excellent Majesty in Council
Body, on the 25th Nirose, 12th Year (16th Jan. 1801)
second Session of the second Parliament of the United. Kingdom of Great
his Majesty, on the Prorogation of Parliament, July 31, 1804 ib.
tary of State for the Foreign Department, to P. Colquhoun Graf, Esq.
Ilarckesbury, principal Secretary of State for Fo-
, Aug. 20, 1804
, in December
Part. Dated Dec. 30, 1803