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THE BATAVIAN REPUBLIC

employed by the French government in Holland. I mean no censure here on the character of M. Simonville the French ambassador, who is represented to me as a person of the greatest liberality and candour, and an utter stranger to arrogance or prejudice; but the persons to whom I allude are the inferior servants of the French republic — men tainted with too many of the vices of the revolution.