A History of Malta During the Period of the French and British Occupations, 1798-1815 William Hardman

ISBN: 9781230196015

Published: September 12th 2013

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358 pages


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A History of Malta During the Period of the French and British Occupations, 1798-1815  by  William Hardman

A History of Malta During the Period of the French and British Occupations, 1798-1815 by William Hardman
September 12th 2013 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 358 pages | ISBN: 9781230196015 | 10.55 Mb

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ... APPENDIX III GENERALMoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher.

Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ... APPENDIX III GENERAL VAUBOIS JOURNAL OF THE SIEGE OF MALTA From Les Archives Nationales, AP III 73. PARTI--FROM SEPTEMBER 1798 TO DECEMBER 1798 Is the National Archives in Paris, there is to be found General Vaubois original report entitled Journal du Siege de Malte, with a dedicatory letter to the First Consul Bonaparte, dated Paris, the 10th November 1800.

From a memorandum attached to this report, it appears that the First Consul issued orders for brief and succinct extracts to be published in the Moniteur. These extracts appeared in the issues of that paper on the 15th, 16th, and 17th of that month. Beyond these extracts, and two or three others which appeared in the military periodical, Sabretache, the journal has hitherto never been published in its entirety.

The appearance of these extracts in the Moniteur aroused the indignation of Villeneuve, who had arrived in Paris from Malta and Port Mahon (after performing quarantine at Toulon), about the end of October 1800.1 JOURNAL OF THE SIEGE OF MALTA.... On ne pouvait pas se dissimuler que le clerge ne pouvait quetre tres aigri contre le nouvel ordre de choses, et lon nignoroit pas sans doute que lascendant prodigieux des pretres sur un peuple superstitieux saccroit de toutes les miseres de ce peuple.

Eh! bien on disoit sans cesse deux et a eux des choses propres a les mettre au desespoir, et a force de repeter quon nauroit jamais de repos quon ne les eut deportes, quon ne les fusillat, ils sentirent quils navoient plus rien a menager- les revers queprouva notre escadre en Egypte, en etablissant les Anglais maitres de la mer, rendoit les communications presquimpraticables..



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