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OF THE

FRENCH REVOLUTION,

AND OF

THE WARS

RESULTING FROM THAT MEMORABLE EVENT.

COMPREHENDING

THE POLITICAL AND MILITARY ANNALS CF EUROPE,

FROM THE

Meeting of the States General at Versailles in 1789,

TO THE

BATTLE OF WATERLOO,

AND THE

THE

SECOND SURRENDER OF PARIS.

COLLECTED FROM THE BEST AUTHORITIES,

BY

JOHN JAMES M'GREGOR.

AND EMBELLISHED WITH PORTRAITS, MAPS, AND PLANS.

Great revolutions of government, and new establishments of civil constitu.
tions, are commonly conducted with such violence, tumult, and disorder,
that the public voice can scarcely ever be heard ; and the opinions of the
citizens are at that time less attended to, than even in the common course
of administration.

HUME.

VOL. I.

Waterford :
PRINTED BY JOHN BULL,

1816.

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DEDICATION.

TO HIS EXCELLENCY

CHARLES CHETWYND, EARL TALBOT,

LORD LIEUTENANT GENERAL,

AND

GENERAL GOVERNOR OF IRELAND.

My LORD

The gracious manner in which you have condescended to notice this Record of Events, more stupendous than any which have occurred, for ages, on the stage of time, emboldens me, with the most respectful gratitude, to commit these Volumes to your Excellency's protection:

Whatever defects may be found in the execution of this arduous task, and though the style may

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