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LONDON:
PRINTED FOR W. OTRIDGE AND SON ;-LONGMAN, HURST, REES AND ORME I
CLARKE AND SONS; B. CROSBY; J. BELL ; R. FAULDER AND SON ;
CUTHELL AND MARTIN ; OGILVY AND SON ; R. LEA ; J. NUNN ;
J. WALKER ; LACKINGTON, ALLEN, AND CO. ; E. JEFFERY ;
VERNOR, HOOD, AND SHARPE ; J. ASPERNE; AND

P. AND W. WYNNE;
By J. WRIGHT, St. John's Square, Clerkenwell.

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In presenting a new volume of the Annual Register to the public, we approach it with a confidence resulting from the kind protection that public continues to extend to us, and from the conviction, with which we are impressed, that in it will be found the šame accuracy of research, fidelity of narration, and variety of entertainment, which distinguish those by which it is preceded.

The year, of which we are the historians, has been marked by the most important events, the results of which must bear very materially upon the condition and views of a great portion of mankind. To the inost material of those, in themselves, and in their probable consequences to mankind and to society, we have bestowed a marked attention, and have developed the causes which led to them, from sources of the most authentic information. To the fresh aggressions of France, which raised a new coalition against ber; to the different negociations which preceded the war on the continent; and to the details of the disastrous campaign, which terminated in the plains of Moravia ; a more than ordinary care has been applied, and we trust the detail will well repay the curiosity of the reader.

ff to record the successes of the French upon the continent have proved a task equally irksome and disagreeable, it has been far otherwise when the exploits of the British navy, within the present year, have passed us in review. By them, the proud threatenings

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