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PHILOSOPHERS, AND COURTIERS
THE TIME OF LOUIS XVI.
THE AUTHOR OF
THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE COURT OF ERANGE
UNDER LOUIS XV.
IN TWO VOLUMES.
THE SECOND VOLUME.
early life Letter of the Duc de Choiseul to Lord
Egremont (concerning d'Estaing), with answer from
Lord Egremont to the Duc de Choiseul—D'Estaing
sets sail for America-Embarkation of first squadron
from France to North America—Letter from d'Estaing
to General Washington-Letter from Horace Wal-
pole to Harry Conway-Unexpected strength of the
French Navy-French squadron from Brest-Original
Memorial showing how French ships were built of British
timber-Cabinet intrigue by which the timber was ob-
tained—Engagement between British and French ships
in the English Channel-Satire of de Maurepas, Ex-
Minister of Marine, on a naval combat-Allegorical pic-
ture of the Duchesse de Chartres-Popularity of the Duc
de Chartres in Paris after the sea-fight-Second conflict