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Affairs of the East India company.--Recal of Mr. Hastings.--Naval campaign.
the war.—Mr. Fox's India bill.—His opponents avail themselves of it to effect
his dismission.-A new ministry, at the head of which was Mr. Pitt.
between the two parties in parliament.--Ineffectual attempt for a coalition.
passed by great majorities.
relative to finance are passed.-- Plan for regulating the trade with Ireland.-
1770. -A RUPTURE threatened with the elector palatine.-An accommodation with
-The British government remonstrates respecting their conduct.
their respective governments.-Unfriendly conduct of the States, towards Eng-
land.-Nature of the Dutch republic and merits of the stadtholder's conduct.
Brunswick.—The stadtholder supports him.
Committee of inquiry instituted respecting the conduct of the war.–New treaty
with France.—Measures adopted by the French partisans to effect their pur.
respecting the Scheldt, &c.-Conduct of France, Prussia and Russia.
odious by charging him with a design to make himself absolute.—Prince Lewis
tiates himself by his conduct in this affair.
strengthened.— Domestic broils grow more violent. Report of the committee
1770. PROCEEDINGS in Bretagne in favour of de Chalotais.- Proceedings against
d'Aiguillon stopped by the king.–Marriage of the Dauphin.
-Chancellor Maupcou and d’Aiguillon are triumphant.-Contest renewed with
parties.—Turgot's reforms in the department of finance.—Principles and cha.
racter of Lewis the Sixteenth.
system.--An extreme dearth.--Political effects of it.
Necker.--Change of character in the French nobility.--Origin of the revolu.
tion.-Necker's caisse d'escompte.
Austrian party on his majesty's councils.-Fatal effects of it with respect to
De la Fayette engages in the American service.
The government avows its intention to support America.--Lewis averse to the
war.--Acts of hostility-see Great Britain for particulars.
tions at the court of Madrid.--Success of them.--Warlike operations.-Parade
the armed neutrality, &c.—IIl success of the arms of the house of Bourbon.
the state appointments.-Change of ministers.
reform.—His compte rendu.--A strong party formed against him.--Death of
-See England for events of the campaign.
Failure of Necker's caisse d'escompte.-— Rapid succession of ministers of finance.
-De Calonne's caisse d'amortissement.
between the emperor and Holland.
-Lewis neglects to adopt proper measures to check the imperial court.-
1770. -Dispute with Great Britain respecting Falkland's Islands.-Convention with
-Operations against the Moors.
to counteract the designs of Russia.
1770.-ReconCILIATION with the court of Rome.-Count d'Oeyras honoured with
the title of marquis de Pombal.
administration.-Disgrace of Pombal.
Pombal's conduct inquired into.
1774.—INSURRECtion at Palermo occasioned by the ill-judged regulations respecting
the export of grain.
-Death of Charles Emanuel and accession of Victor Amadeus the Second..
DEPORTMENT of Clement towards different descriptions of people.-His policy
towards the catholic monarchs.-His beneficence.
-Cautious conduct of Ganganelli respecting the jesuits.
him.-State of Italy with regard to religion.
Honoured by the Prussian king.-Dispute with Venice.
to encourage trade and lower the price of the necessaries of life.
state and Italy in general
Russia and the monarchs of the house of Bourbon.
emperor and the duke of Tuscany.-Attentions paid him by the king of
to dissuade him from the prosecution of them.-The result.
siastical state-particularly the abuses committed by the apostolical chamber.
SWITZERLAND AND GENEVA.
-CONTEST respecting the privileges of natives.