Hague, 3 oth Femaire, fourth year of the
French Republic, one and indivisible.
To Citizen Quarles, Secretary of their High
The minister of the French republic
has the honour to solicit you to inform
their High Mightinesses of the real satis-
facticm with which the executive direc-
tory of the French Republic have learn-
ed the resolution taken by the States
General, on the 24th of November, for
the formation of a national convention.
A resolution of such importance cer-
tainly demanded to be taken into the
most mature deliberation, and to be dis-
coffed with wisdom; and delay is not
to be held a matter of reproach, when
the question to be determined upon re:
lates to the faithful re-union of equal
rights and interests, and to the placing
upon these foundations the glory and
happiness of a nation.
But there is a term, beyond which