Nelson and the Neapolitan Jacobins: Documents Relating to the Suppression of the Jacobin Revolution at Naples. June 1799, Volume 25
Harold Cooke Gutteridge
Navy Records Society, 1903 - Admirals - 347 pages
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25th of June admiral Affari altri altro armistice armistizio army arrived B.M. Add B.M. Eg Bay of Naples bien British capitolazione capitulation Captain Troubridge Capua Caracciolo Cardinal Ruffo cardinal's Caroline Castel Nuovo Castellamare Castello chère ciò città Comandante commandant dear Sir,—I Despatches Dumas Eccellenza effetto Elmo Eminence Eminenza English Excellency fascio fatto flag of truce fleet Flotta force forze Foudroyant Francesi French frigate garrison Generale Giugno honour hope infamous Inglese Jacobins king kingdom Lady Hamilton letter Lord Nelson Lordship Majesty's Minorca molto morning Napoli Neapolitan ogni ordine Palermo Ponte della Maddalena Posilipo Procida quale quali quei rebels received Regno republicans resa ribelli royalists Russian Sacchinelli sail sarà saranno sarebbe Seahorse sempre sent ship Sicilian Majesty Sicily Sinclair MSS Sir John Acton squadra squadron stato surrender Toulon treaty troops Troubridge and Ball truppe tutta tutte tutto Uovo and Nuovo Vindication
Page viii - SOCIETY desire it to be understood that they are not answerable for any opinions or observations that may appear in the Society's publications; the Editors of the several Works being alone responsible for the same.
Page xxx - His moral character might have passed with little censure had he belonged to a less sacred profession ; for the worst that can be said of him is that he was indolent, luxurious, and worldly; but such failings, though not commonly regarded as very heinous in men of secular callings, are scandalous in a prelate.
Page 94 - anxiously expecting such a reinforcement as may enable me to go in search of the enemy's fleet, when not one moment shall be lost in bringing them to battle ; for I consider the best defence for His Sicilian Majesty's dominions is to place myself alongside the French.
Page 74 - I have been with the queen this evening. She is very miserable, and says that although the people of Naples are for them in general, yet things will not be brought to that state of quietness and subordination till the fleet of Lord Nelson appears off Naples. She therefore begs...
Page 156 - Bussias, and the Ottoman Porte, with all warlike stores, provisions, artillery, and effects of every kind now in the magazines, of which an inventory shall be made by Commissaries on both sides, after the present Capitulation is signed. Article 2. The troops composing the Garrisons shall keep possession of their Forts, until the Vessels which shall be spoken of hereafter, destined to convey such as are desirous of going to Toulon, are ready to sail.31 Article 8.
Page lx - That as to rebels and traitors, no power on earth has a right to stand between their gracious King and them ; they must instantly throw themselves on the clemency of their Sovereign, for no other terms will be allowed them ; nor will the French be allowed even to name them in any capitulation.
Page 312 - Fourteen large Polacks or transport vessels had taken on board out of the castles the most conspicuous and criminal of the Neapolitan Rebels, that had chosen to go to Toulon, the others had already been permitted with their property to return to their own homes in this kingdom, and hostages selected from the first royalist nobility of Naples had been sent into the castle of St. Elmo that commands the city of Naples, and where a French garrison and the flag of the French Republic was to remain until...
Page lvii - but my resolution is fixed. For Heaven's sake suffer not any one to oppose it. I shall not be gone eight days. No harm can come to Sicily. I send my Lady and you Lord St. Vincent's letter. I am full of grief and anxiety. I must go. It will finish the war. It will give a sprig of laurel to your affectionate friend, Nelson.
Page 246 - The next day (the 19th), to my great surprise, I received a letter from the cardinal requesting me to cease hostilities, and not to recommence them whilst the flag of truce was up, as a negotiation had taken place.
Page 333 - July,1 which did not reach me till the 26th of last month, I can only now repeat what I believe I have before said on the subject — namely, that the intentions and motives by which all your measures have been governed have been as pure and good as their success has been complete.