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animosity to Great Britain. Attention of the Dutch to their marine. Removal of large bodies of the French troops. Estimate of the amount of the contributions paid to the French.
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Progress of the revolution. Emigrations, Treaty between the French and the Batavian republics. Severe terms imposed on the Dutch — Establishment of a directorial government. Opinions of the Dutch concerning their losses abroad. Sea fight of the 11th of October, 1797. Account of Admiral De Winter. Violent measures pursued with the legislators. Further extortions of the French. Treatment of the Dutch soldiers in the service of France. Discontents in Holland. Representations of the stadtholderian party. The English expedition. Opposition to the landing of the British forces. Surrender of the Dutch fleet. Culpable inactivity of the English forces. Opinion of a French officer concerning the merit of the British generals. Proclamation of the hereditary Prince of Orange. Successes of the British and Russian troops. Unexpected retreat of the army under the Duke of York. A convention concluded with General Brune. The terms displeasing to the Batavian directory. Suspicions attached to General Brune. Report of the French of the behaviour of the English during the campaign. Prince William of Gloucester. Treatment of the British and Russian prisoners. Honourable conduct of the English army in Holland. The petty warfare carried on by the navy. Reflections on the expedition.
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