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CONTENTS OF VOL. II.

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1. Ruinous effects of the removal of the Assembly to Paris,

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2. Duke of Orleans sent to England,

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3. Retirement of Mounier and Lally-Tollendal,

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4. Tumult in Paris, and murder of François,

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5. Decree against seditious mobs,

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6. Fresh tumults,

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7. Virtual captivity of the royal family, and insults to which they are exposed, ib.

8. Anecdotes of the Dauphin, and serenity of the Queen,

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9. Meeting of the Assembly and of the Jacobin Club in their new halls,

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10. Trial and execution of the Marquis de Favras,

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11. Division of France into departments and municipal establishments,

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12. Municipal regulations, and elective franchise,

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13. Vast effects of these changes,

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14. General excitement in the provinces,

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15. Lowering of the elective franchise,

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16. Lasting effects of these changes,

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17. New hall of the Assembly, and introduction of the guillotine,

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18. Inquiry at the court of Châtelet into the outrages of 5th and 6th October

at Versailles,

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19. Excessive embarrassment of the finances,

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20. Argument of Talleyrand in favour of Church spoliation,

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21. Answer of the Abbé Maury and Sièyes,

ib.

22. Confiscation of the property of the church,

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23. Reflections on this step,

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24. Leads to the sale of the church property and the issuing of assignats, 22

25. And to the subdivision of land,

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26. The clergy vehemently resist,

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27. Only mode of resisting these evils,

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28. New modelling of the civil constitution of the church,

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Robespierre's speech on the church establishment, note,

ib.

29. Judicial establishment,

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30. Efforts of the clergy to dissolve the Assembly,

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