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Publication: Anti Gallican Monitor July 23, 1815

Anti Gallican Monitor (Newspaper) - July 23, 1815, London, Middlesex AirorGAIXICAN MONITOR Peace be to France, jf France �n Pence permit " The joat �nri finest catenate to our own : M If not, bleed Fr�toee�-iittd Pence **eend toHeaven:"- -SnAKmrcjint. JULY 9>, is 13. -rr- I^llilttS^l^'.'tBTtK^ FROM A MEMBM OR Tltn,CHAM 8 BROF DEPUTES, TO THE EDITOR OF *HE aNTiaAl.f.lCATf. fn rty1�f^ftMnt)er4 informed my Readers that Fliafl a tettfjf fn.?iny possessiqu it few days.which , h*dt>een wiitteji by a Correspondent who was a Member of ^fie Chamber of peputies under I^ot;r|�XA^l^.,1r*tMti!wliqrti t had teceived a veryi wetlrw^tteir, lejtter, in i\l arch la�V on the errors! 6f his niost;CHttl^TiAJ*.a,lAJK8TY'8 Government; and othei; topic? connected with the same subject -that which I have lately'received, anil which I now give, will be found eqnally deserving attention, the principles and reasoning being eqhaltyisound but *s;the Kino has adopted different sentiments, I doubted whether it would be proper to publish it. On consideration, I am of* opinion, (in which opinion 1 am also supported by-some of my'friends,) that the value of the advice is not diminished but rather increased, by the course of policy which, unfortunately, it hae pleuscd die Majesty to adopt. I.. G. P*ous, June ."A You will perhaps, Sir, have some difficulty in recognizing the writ'nvg of the person who, four months ago, was the means (not without danger to himself) of some thoughts of a great number of the most sincere and zealous friends of the best of Kings, of Louis ic Desire, reaching your hands. I then informed yon, that our correspondence would be continued ; that was my intention us well ns my wish ; but alas ! the horrible event* which have crushed this capital, and kept continually in a state between life and death the honourable men, the men known by their devoting; to contempt and public execration the assassins, the traitors, and the perjured wretches--These events, 1 repeat, eon-lined our ideas--have condemned us to the absolute impossibility in which we found ourselves, of doing good, or of stopping the torrent of evil ; and we have waited with impatience in our obscure retieat, until less stormy days would enable us at length to deliver our sentiments with certain hopes of success, through the medium of your journal. We were losing, when I wrote to you ni March last, a King*-:i good King, which the uound part of France desired to preserve-a King, whose only ambition was to promote the happiness of his subjects, and who, doubtless, would have succeeded in that object, if those who placed him on hiti throne had not, at the same time (by an act of generosity as blind as it was false and which even bordered on cruelty) covered him with chains, and forced him to suvround himself with traitors--with assassins--with monsters charged with crimes, nud covered over with blood,--with blood too of the Bouumons !�-meti who longed to embrue their hands in the blood of the remaining members of that family, and of one hundred thousand of their countrymen ! The wretches! they have covered not only their own country, but all Europe, with blood and carnage! But (thanks be to God !) the reign of these anthropophagi approaches itt. end, and that of retribution is at hand * The English and Prussian armies are at our gates-ours are almost annihilated--our executioners are at the last extremity ; for which reason they speak of nothing now but of an honourable capitulation, or of burying the honour of the Parisians under the ruins of the capital. The monsters ! they should Ray their own shame,--their turpitude,-- their infamy / They will do it, we fear it very much--they will reduce to ashes, or cause others to reduce to ashes a city which has already suffered too much, (I admit that it has been greatly culpable) rather than surrender themselves as prisoners. All those creatures- of blood who govern at the present moment-all those in command now say, and do not cease repeating it, that if the King remounts his throne, their heads must fall. They will sell their lives dear! The National Guard, however, seem disposed to p�t these Vandals to the sword, should they attempt to sacrifice the city ; but it is fearcl that the wreck of the army may fall back upon Paris, *nd succeed in entering it. Then, indeed, the uoop� of the line would be too numerous, and the National Guar*} would be reduced to a state of inaction. We reckon, besides, on the jreue-rosity and the prudence of the Great Duke, as much as we do ort hta military talents ; he will save the city without protecting crime. We also hope, shortly, to enjoy the happiness of receiving within �*ur walls, and ,of proclaiming Anew, him who alone can crush tHe hydra, restore |>eace to Europe, and bring back justice to the French, as well to the traitors as to the loyal. Louis U Desire will fulfil onr hopes ; we will fondly believe that it only depends wpon himself to be no longer shackled in his operations, to surround himself with pure, enlightened, firm, energetic character*. No more of those amalgamations which never produce any thing but what is dangerous, and retrograde movements,-No more of those beings, alternately Bourbon i'st and Na-poleonist, Napoleonist And Bourbonist, accord-, ing to circumstances !! No more incapable and suspected characters!! The one does as, much-mischief as the other--the former inspire, ,t>o more confidence than the latter. We Uav.e great evils to remedy; powerful remedies and powerful medicine* are therefore ueeessary.-r* This is the cry, not of" barkers, but of faithful; Frenchmen-sensible and prudent*-who wish for a government solid and paternal,.without despotism and without tyranny-justice without persecution--peace without fear of internal troubles-and without N.U'oi.r.oM's returning ; at, second time. , LetN apolkont-all his brothers-the infamous Queen of Holland, who played such'an active part in the conspiracy-'all the Marshals, Generals, Commandants, and Officers-all the Pre-fects. Sub-prefects, Judges, and Civil Officers, who after taking the 'right to deprive these monstera of the means of continuing to act wickedly ; be� sides, the immense fortunes which they disgorge are but the fruits of their robberies, their murders, and assassinations. Let those sent into banishment, should they again appear on the French territory, incur, by the very act itself, the penalty of death, in the same manner as the criminals of your country transported to Botany Bay are subject to them and suffer them on re� turning to England before the time of their transportation is expired. Let the Law declare those guilty of high treason who may conceal the traitors, op who may facilitate their cucupe. Let Louis XVIII. dissolve, on hiv entering into France, the Chamber of Peers and that of the Deputies, and convoke those which existed before the return of BtJON APARTE, with the exception of those members who committed perjury by entering into the rebel service. The Constitutional Chart should not oblige the King to preserve honours, titles, places and pensions, to traitor'J and perjurers, who have voluntarily and ignominious ly renounced the advantages and benefits which, this (hurt granted them. Let the King disband all the troops, taking advantage of the moment when the Allies are iit France--Let him depose all t he Prefect^., Judges CVsvil Officers, &c. ;ind create new oe.es, and form - an army out of those faithful subjects who surround his person at this day, or who are fighting for him in different parts of France. His M.UF-sTY should'suppress, even to tin? very shadow, of those decorations and titles which were granted by the Tyrant, and which are but the fruits of treason : heavy penalties i.honld be pronounced against any one who should contravene that law. The Kjng should then forthwith confer an Order, which* he should distribute with his �wn hand to all tivnse whom he might think worthy of it. Let him declare all those degraded from their titles and decorations to whom he grunted them himself last year, aiid who have betrayed him. He should have a licrsot�s made out, which also should be pnbw i sited in the most authentic umuner. It is not possible for the King to draw tin- line of dem�r�* cation between the traitor and the royal subject too strongly. This last and most frightful eon-� * pi racy authorise* the King, in .opposition to the Constitutional Chart, to have recuurse to those measures of justice and of public safety. I stop till tuomorrow July the 1st. Let the Kinu create, (and in this he should follow,the example of Fkrdinanw VII. King of Spaiu)-rlet hhn, 1 rc|>eatt create �au Older for those who for five and twenty years have shaved his misfortunes, and constantly accompanied him through the midst of biiers and thorns, in-ihe fieAd �J honour and-of fidelity. Louis ic Desire .created, as yeu know, last year�.thv dicouviion of the. Lily ; almost all the emigrants ^worc it; re-c.eive|l,from th�.|miul of, their King, it could not I but b$.precious .to them , it was also .equally pre** eioiu to those brave French men who, though they �did *>ot, leave France,'nevertheless- wmained faith-�ul to- their legitimate Sovereign, and who had defended his interest, and his honour in a manner perhaps more active and not less efttcacious. But u decorationgiven.to every one who asked lor it-a decoration granted without distinction to faithful subject*&t*> traitors--a decoration, the very isame decoration given to the muster and to the sei%� vau-t-does tt iy>t ceane ta be one ? Besides, the: .decoration of which I speak should have beets granted to Immigrants only, and in such imuiuer as to make tho necessary distinction or difference between a man of birth and a cobler. What f demand in this place, in the name of that rl.is:i of unfortunate but respectable iikmi, i� tint hie;;-more than a debt of gratitude which Lorts /.-r Desire will pay with joyful eagerness to .fidelity!, to devotedtn :js, and to virtue- a debt, vvlweh;, in our belief, he would have, paid la:-.f year, h -i li -,M?"^.free- Ait French>sm:u were looking ' . � h a measure.--every traitor was endeavouM f t'-.fijrow-obstaelett its 'the way of it, and have s jo/c&l at their success. They knew that  that Ux%nnpence, well-merited (entering into finm-annds of families, of which, perhaps, tdl tl�e mem� bers did not share the same principles,) might, on one sideB nv.ake Hentim

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Publication: Anti Gallican Monitor

Location: London, Middlesex

Issue Date: July 23, 1815

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