The Memoirs Of Duke Of Rovigo Vol. II.
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5050 |a Intro -- TABLE OF CONTENTS -- PART I. -- CHAPTER I. -- Austria threatens to resume hostilities-Precautions taken against her-Administrative measures-Regulations for the internal government of Prussia-The Emperor echelons his troops on the Vistula-Pretensions of England-Continental blockade. -- CHAPTER II. -- The army enters Poland-Overturning of Marshal Duroc's carriage-Fatigue and privation of the troops-Cantonment of the army-Head-quarters established at Warsaw. -- CHAPTER III. -- The Russians try to surprise us in our winter-quarters-Movement of Mohrungen -The Emperor gives the author the command of the 5th corps-Battle of Eylau-Bernadotte-Affair of Ostrolenka. -- CHAPTER IV. -- The Emperor at Osterode-State of public opinion-Fouché-Agitation of the cabinet of Madrid-Various measures adopted by the Emperor-The Divan arms against Russia-General Gardanne's mission. -- CHAPTER V. -- Siege of Dantzic-General Kalkreuth-The ambassador from the Shah of Persia arrives at Finkenstein-The enemy's army again takes the field-Bernadotte and Soult-The affair of Heilsberg-Murat's obstinacy in charging with his cavalry-The Emperor sends me to hisGallant conduct of these young troops. -- CHAPTER IV. -- The Russian army crosses to the right bank of the river-The Emperor scarcely credits this imprudence-Our columns debouch-Skilful movement of General Dupont-The action becomes general-Battle of Friedland-The Russians are defeated. -- CHAPTER VII. -- News of the taking of Königsberg received by the Emperor-The author is appointed governor of that place-Resources of every kind-Great number of wounded returning to their corps-System and management of the, hospitals- The Russians ask an armistice-Interview at Tilsit. -- CHAPTER VIII.
5058 |a Revolution of the seraglio-Sultan Selim strangled-His successor shows himself not very favourably disposed towards France-The Emperor cannot account for the Turkish policy-He abandons the interests of the Osmanlis-The Greeks- General considerations on theMistake of France. -- CHAPTER IX. -- The Emperor Napoleon yields to the solicitations of the Emperor Alexander- The Autocrat takes part of the spoils of his ally-The King and Queen of Prussia at Tilsit-Formation of the kingdom of Westphalia-M. de Nowosilsow warns the Emperor Alexander to remember the fate of his father. -- CHAPTER X. -- The Emperor's return-Public joy in France-Fêtes and the opera of Trajan- Mission to St. Petersburg-The Emperor's instructions-My arrival at St. Petersburg-Exasperation against the French-Difficulty in obtaining lodgings- The Emperor Alexander. -- CHAPTER XI. -- St. Petersburg-Fetes at Petershoff-The princes of the house of Bourbon suddenly remove-Communications of the Emperor Alexander on this subject- Reply of the Emperor Napoleon-He proposes that the princes should take up their residence at Versailles-MissionAllusions of the Empress. -- CHAPTER XII. -- The Turks refuse our mediation-General Guilleminot-The Emperor Alexander goes to inspect his army-Invitation from the Empress-Questions of that princess respecting Napoleon's taste for the drama-Surprise of Copenhagen-Indignation occasioned by that event in Russia. -- CHAPTER XIII. -- Conspiracy against the Emperor Paul-Count P….-General B….-The grand-duke-Assassination of Paul-Reported to have died of disease-Critical situation of the Emperor Alexander-Marshal Soult intercepts a plan of conspiracy-Its ramifications. -- CHAPTER XIV.
5058 |a The Emperor Alexander places himself in a state of hostility to England-The Duke of Vicenza is appointed ambassador to St. Petersburg-The Duke di Serra Capriola-Count de Meerfeld-Unfavourable sentiments entertained towards my successor-I endeavour to remoPresents of the Emperor Alexander. -- CHAPTER XV. -- Expedition to Portugal-Junot-His army-Entrance into Lisbon-Provident measures adopted by the Regent-Our troops approach Spain-Political considerations-Talleyrand-Part taken by that diplomatist in the Peninsular enterprise-Extraordinary attempt of Fouché. -- CHAPTER XVI. -- Formation of the select gendarmerie-Composition of that corps-Hospital de Sedan-Creation of a new order of nobility-The Emperor not displeased at opposition. -- CHAPTER XVII. -- The Prince of the Peace has all the resources of Spain at his arbitrary disposal- Discontent of the nation-He is obliged to have recourse to foreign influence- The Duchess of Orléans, M. de la Bouillèrie-Our troops take possession of part of Spain-The AraFerdinand proclaimed King of Spain. -- CHAPTER XVIII. -- Napoleon's reflections on the subject of the revolution of Aranjuez-I set out for Madrid-Instructions given to me by the Emperor-The Infante Don Carlos- The sword of Francis I.-The Emperor's letter to the Grand-duke of Berg. -- CHAPTER XIX. -- The Grand-duke of Berg and the Prince of the Peace-Analogy of their situations-Charles IV. invokes the support of the Emperor Napoleon-His protest Escoiquiz-The Duke del Infantado-My conversation with these two personages-My presentation to Ferdinand. -- CHAPTER XX. -- The King and Queen of Spam claim die support of the Grand-duke of Berg-Considerations which determine Ferdinand to proceed to Bayonne -He stops at Vittoria-Conversation with his ministers-Reflections on the report of Cevallos. -- CHAPTER XXI.
5058 |a Señor Cevallos-Return to Bayonne-The Emperor's arrival in that city-I render him an account of my mission-The Emperor's intentions. -- CHAPTER XXII. -- Ferdinand dissuaded from proceeding on his journey-Urquijo-His objections to the policy of Ferdinand's ministers-The Emperor Napoleon's letter to Ferdinand. -- CHAPTER XXIII. -- Tumult at Vittoria-Ferdinand favours it-The Duke del Infantado-Ferdinand continues his journey-His arrival at Bayonne-Reception he experiences from the Emperor-The Emperor's opinion of Ferdinand. -- CHAPTER XXIV. -- Arrival of Charles IV. at Bayonne-His meeting with Ferdinand-His complaints to the Emperor-Ferdinand's dispatches intercepted-They furnish proofs of his hostile sentiments towards France-The Emperor receives intelligence of the insurrection of Madrid-ReflThe Emperor's scruples decided. -- CHAPTER XXV. -- Titles of the Spanish Bourbons to the crown-Policy of the Emperor-Convocation of the notables-The insurrection spreads over Spain -Abdication of the Bourbons-Military preparations-Arrival of Joseph Napoleon at Bayonne- Review of his administration at NaplConstitution of Bayonne. -- CHAPTER XXVI. -- The Grand-duke of Berg falls ill-The author proceeds to Madrid-Instructions given to him by the Emperor-State of the public mind on his arrival-He sends assistance to General Dupont-Cuesta marches against General Bessières-The author recalls the corps whiDupont maintains his position. -- CHAPTER XXVII. -- M. de Fénelon is carried off-His dispatches are transmitted to Castaños-False movements of our generals-The Spaniards intercept our communications-General Vedel puts the enemy to the rout-Inaction of General Castaños-M. Villoutray-Extraordinary feeling ofGeneral Legendre. -- CHAPTER XXVIII.
5058 |a Unfavourable impression created in Spain by the disastrous event at Baylen-La Romana and Bernadotte-Joseph's entry into Madrid-M. de Villoutray again -The author's opinion as to what ought to have been done-Events in Portugal -Admiral Siniavin. -- CHAPTER XXIX. -- The army retreats from Madrid-The author returns to France-Particulars respecting his journey-He joins the Emperor at Toulouse-The two engineers-Circumstance which most deeply affected him in the capitulation of Baylen -Men of the revolution-St. Napoleon'Attentions shown by the courtiers. -- CHAPTER XXX. -- The Emperor's embarrassment-State of the question-The Emperor demands an interview with Alexander, which is arranged to take place at Erfurt- Napoleon goes to meet Alexander-Protestations of the Emperor of Austria- Fêtes, dramatic entertainments, &amp -- c. -- PART II. -- CHAPTER I. -- Intelligence from Portugal-Mutual concessions-The Emperor Napoleon offers to the author the embassy to Russia-Close of the conferences at Erfurt-The two sovereigns take leave of each other-Count Romanzow-England rejects the pacific overtures made to her bThe Emperor relies upon his treaty of alliance with Russia. -- CHAPTER II. -- The Emperor's arrival at Bayonne-His entrance into Spain-Action of Somosierra-Madrid is summoned to open her gates-Embarrassment of the Spanish grandees--Assault -Entrance into Madrid-Correspondence between the Queen of Naples and Ferdinand VII.-IntelligeThe Emperor confides the command of the army to Marshal Soult. -- CHAPTER III. -- The Emperor at Valladolid-General Legendre-Deputation from the city of Madrid-Audience granted to it by the Emperor-King Joseph enters Madrid- Intelligence from France-The author's conversation with the Emperor on the subject-Arrangements in respect to reM. de Metternich. -- CHAPTER IV.
5058 |a Reception given to the diplomatic body-Words addressed by the Emperor to M. de Metternich-Assurances of the court of St. Petersburg-Extent of the Emperor's reliance upon them-Preparations for war-Public opinion.
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