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CONTENTS OF THE LETTERS BETWEEN LOUIS AND

BARILLON.

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Barillon to the King. 7th Dec. 1684. it! Changes in the Government of New England-sentiments of the Marquis of Halifax

upon them combated by the other Ministers--attempts to bring Halifax into disgrace -Charles intends to send the Duke of York into Scotland. p. vii.-ix.

The King to Barillon. 13th Dec. 1684. Louis's opinion of Halifax--and of the Duke of York's mission to Scotland. p. ix.

Barillon to the King. 25th Dec. 1684. Offers of submission and reconciliation from the Prince of Orange-rejected by Charles at the instigation of Sunderland. p. ix.-xi.

Barillon to the King. Charles the Second's illness-he declares himself a Catholic-his death. p. xi.-xy.

Barillon to the King. 19th Feb. 1687 James the Second's accession-his speech to the Council-proclaimed in London-state

of his Court and Ministry-sends Lord Churchill to Paris--informs Barillon of his intention to summon a Parliament, and why-issues a proclamation for levying the former King's revenue-his professions of attachment to France--promises to establish the Catholic religion-solicits a supply of money from Louis-Barillon's opinion of the state of England-Duke of Monmouth-arrest of one of his servants. p. XV.- xxiv.

The King to Barillon. 20th Feb. Louis's private instructions to Barillon respecting James and the state of Parties in

England recommends the Earl of Sunderland -sends a supply of money for the King's use -- his apprehensions of the designs of the Prince of Orange, and the Duke of Monmouth-orders Barillon to caution the King against them, p. xxiv.-xxvii.

The King to Barillon. 26 Feb. Louis approves of James's resolution to call a Parliament-recommends precautions

against the designs of the Prince of Orange and the Duke of Monmouth. p. xxvii. xxviii.

Barillon to the King. 26 Feb. Barillon informs James of the supply sent to him by Louis- the King's extravagant expressions of gratitude-conversation between Barillon and Rochester respecting the old subsidy, and the treaty with Spain--James goes publickly to Mass-his conversation with Barillon upon it--informs him of his designs with regard to Catholies--King Charles the Second's funeral-James re-appoints the Household, and why

Rochester made Lord Treasurer-- Barillon endeavours to prevent the King from allowing the Prince of Orange to visit England-Duke of Monmouth. p. xxix. xxxvii.

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CONTENTS OF THE LETTERS BETWEEN LOUIS AND

BARILLON.

Barillon to the King. 7th Dec. 1684. Changes in the Government of New England -sentiments of the Marquis of Halifax

upon them combated by the other Ministers-attempts to bring Halifax into disgrace -Charles intends to send the Duke of York into Scotland. p. vii.-ix.

The King to Barillon. 13th Dec. 1684. Louis's opinion of Halifax--and of the Duke of York's mission to Scotland. p. ix.

Barillon to the King. 25th Dec. 1684. Offers of submission and reconciliation from the Prince of Orange--rejected by Charles at the instigation of Sunderland. p. ix.-xi.

Barillon to the King. Charles the Second's illnesshe declares himself a Catholic his death. p. xi.--xy.

Barillon to the King. 19th Feb. 1685 James the Second's accession-his speech to the Council-proclaimed in London-state

of his Court and Ministry-sends Lord Churchill to Paris--informs Barillon of his intention to summon a Parliament, and why-issues a proclamation for levying the former King's revenue-his professions of attachment to France-promises to establish the Catholic religion-solicits a supply of money from Louis-Barillon's opinion of the state of England-Duke of Monmouth-arrest of one of his servants. p. xv.-xxiv.

The King to Barillon. 20th Feb. Louis's private instructions to Barillon respecting James-and the state of Parties in

England -recommends the Earl of Sunderland-sends a supply of money for the King's use -- his apprehensions of the designs of the Prince of Orange, and the Duke of Monmouth-orders Barillon to caution the King against them, p. xxiv.—xxvii,

The King to Barillon. 26 Feb. Louis approves of James's resolution to call a Parliament-recommends precautions

against the designs of the Prince of Orange and the Duke of Monmouth. p. xxvii. xxviii.

Barillon to the King. 26 Feb. Barillon informs James of the supply sent to him by Louis— the King's extravagant ex

pressions of gratitude-conversation between Barillon and Rochester respecting the old subsidy, and the treaty with Spain--James goes publickly to Mass-his conversation with Barillon upon it--informs him of his designs with regard to the Catholics-King Charles the Second's funeral-James re-appoints the Household, and why --Rochester made Lord Treasurer-Barillon endeavours to prevent the King from allowing the Prince of Orange to visit England-Duke of Monmouth. p. xxix.xxxvii.

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Barillon to the King. 18t March, Mass publickly celebrated in Whitehall--attended by the King and Queen-sentiments

of the public upon it-further arrangements in the Household—the King's reasons for retaining Halifax and others--the additional duties levied as in the former reignpreparations for the coronation-Prince of Orange sends Overkerque to effect a reconciliation with James-Barillon endeavours to prevent it—offers of submission from the Duke of Monmouth-Barillon tells James they are insincere. p. xxxvii.xliv.

Barillon to the King. 5th March. The people alarmed at James's public profession of the Catholic religion-proceedings

respecting the ensuing Parliament-Catholics discontented at the re-appointment of the Household-James forms a Council of Catholics-further conversations between James and Overkerque on the part of the Prince of Orange-confided to Barillon, who endeavours to prevent any sort of reconciliation-Rochester advises a reconciliation-Sunderland opposes it-Duke of Monmouth-James's conduct with regard to Spain--his professions of attachment to France. p. xliv.-liii.

The King to Barillon. 9th March. Louis satisfied with James-promises to afford him succours when wanted-sends over

the Marechal de Lorge-applauds James's resolution to levy the duties—instructs Barillon to inspire him with a distrust of the Prince of Orange. p. liii.-lv.

The King to Barillon. 16th March.
On the appointment of Roman Catholic Bishops in England. p. lv.-lvi.

Barillon to the King. 16th April.
James and his Ministers make further demands of succours from Louis-various dis-

cussions between Barillon and the Ministers respecting the subsidy granted to Charles ---arguments to induce Louis to continue the subsidy- James acquaints Barillon with his designs, and his determination to establish the Catholic religion-Barillon advises Louis to send more money-treatment of the Dutch ambassadours-indisposi. tion of the Queen of England. p. lvi.Ixii.

The King to Barillon. 24th April. Louis sends over a fresh supply-promises to support James, and particularly in establishing the Catholic religion-explanations with regard to Spain. p. Ixii.--Ixiv.

Barillon to the King. 30th April. James's satisfaction at the result of the explanations between the Courts of Versailles

and Madrid-he resolves to go to Chapel in state—the Earl of Rochester refuses to accompany him--altercation between them-Dutch Ambassadours-their public entry-Barillon's account of the state of parties--points out to Louis the measures de ought to adopt to secure James's attachment to his interests. p. Ixv.-\xx.

The King to Barillon. 9th May. Louis permits Barillon to complete the payment of the old subsidy-promises further

assistance, if James bè obliged to dissolve the Parliament, and use force to carry his designs-begins to entertain suspicions of a new alliance between England and the States General p. Ixxi.xxij.

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