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Northern Campaigns, from the Commencement of the War in 1812, to ..., Volume 1
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Page 52 - The present additional article shall have the same force and validity as if it were inserted, word for word, in the Treaty signed this day.
Page 102 - Colonel Michand, one of his Aides-de-Camp, to direct the movements; and the French were driven back as far as the defile of the mountains by which they made the attack. " The engagement which the enemy had maintained on the points before mentioned lasted until ten o'clock at night, with an uninterrupted fire of...
Page 104 - Dann marched to the battle and victory of Hochkirch. Some strong commanding heights, on which batteries had been constructed, near the village of Jackowitz, and separated from the chain of mountains by streams* and marshy ground, formed the appui to the left flank of the position. Beyond, and in front of it, many batteries were pushed forxvard, defended by infantry and cavalry, on a ridge that projected into the low ground, near the Spree River.
Page 49 - VI. As a reciprocal consequence of what has been stipulated in the preceding article, his majesty the king of Sweden engages to grant, for the space of twenty years, to take date from the exchange of the ratifications of the present treaty, to the subjects of his Britannic majesty, the right of entrepot...
Page 19 - His Majesty the King of Sweden engages to employ a corps of not less than 30,000 men, in a direct operation upon the continent against the common enemies of the two high contracting parties. This army shall act in concert with the Russian troops placed under the command of his royal highness the Prince Royal of Sweden, according to stipulations to this effect already existing between the courts of Stockholm and St.
Page 116 - Lutzen, where they triumphantly stood and conquered, and from which the difficulty of getting up ammunition alone obliged them to retire, they .had executed the passage of the Elbe, than which no more difficult operation can be conceived, in the presence of a superior enemy, and traversed an extent of country of nearly 300 miles, retiring, contending position after position, and carrying with them between 6 and 700 pieces of cannon, without losing a gun or sacrificing any of their baggage.
Page 120 - To whom this proposition was addressed, in what manner, in what diplomatic form, through whose organ it could have been done, was perfectly unknown to the Austrian Cabinet, which only was made acquainted with the circumstance...
Page 331 - Cossacks ambushes. The Cossacks have taken numbers of isolated persons, of geographical engineers, who were taking positions, and of wounded officers, who were marching without precaution, preferring running the risk, to marching slowly, and going with the convoy. The reports of the General Officers, commanding the different corps, will make known what officers and soldiers have chiefly distinguished themselves, and the details of these memorable events. In all these movements the Emperor has been...
Page 50 - The ratifications of the present treaty shall be exchanged 'at Stockholm within four weeks, or sooner, if possible. In faith of which, we, the undersigned, in virtue of our full powers; have signed the present treaty, and have affixed thereto the seal* of our arms.