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WAR IN THE PENINSULA
AND IN THE
SOUTH OF FRANCE,
FROM THE YEAR 1807 TO THE YEAR 1814
MAJOR-GENERAL SIR W. F P. NAPIER, K.C.B.
COLONEL 27TA KEMENT,
MEMBER OF THE ROYAL SWEDISH ACADEMY OF
NEW EDITION, REVISED BY THE AUTHOR.
NEW BOND STREET.
TABLE OF CONTEXTS.
BOOK THE FIRST.
Dissensions in the Spanish court-Secret treaty and convention of Fon.
tainebleau-Junot's army enters Spain-Dupont's and Moncey's corps enter Spain-Duhesme's corps enters Catalonia-Insurrections of Aranjuez and Madrid--Charles the Fourth abdicates—Ferdinand proclaimed king-Murat marches to Madrid-Refuses to recognise Ferdinand as king—The sword of Francis the First delivered to the French general
- Savary arrives at Madrid-Ferdinand goes to Bayonne-Charles the Fourth goes to BayonneThe fortresses of St. Sebastian, Figueras, Pampeluna, and Barcelona, treacherously seized by the French-—Riot at Toledo 23rd of April, Tumult at Madrid 2nd of May, Charles the Fourth abdicates a second time in favour of Napoleon--Asseinbly of notables at Bayonne-Joseph Buonaparte declared king of SpainArrives at Madrid
CHAPTER III. Council of Castille refuses to take the oath of allegiance-Supreme junta
established at Seville-Marquis of Solano inurdered at Cadiz, and the conde d'Aguilar at Seville—Intercourse between Castaños and sir Hew Dalrymple --General Spencer and admiral Purvis offer to co-operate with the Spaniards--Admiral Rossily's squadron surrenders to MorlaGeneral insurrection - Massacre at Valencia - Horrible murder of Filanghieri .
CHAPTER IV. New French corps formed in Navarre-Vuhesme fixes himself at Barcelona - Importance of that city–Napoleon's nuiitary plan and arrange.