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Anti Gallican Monitor (Newspaper) - October 8, 1815, London, Middlesex THE MON /Co. 246- Price Oj*\] OV TUB PRESENT MINISTERS OF FRANCE. THE DUKE OE R1CHEUF.IT, Secretary of State jar Foreign rfffuirs,and Prime Minister- The Duke tie RicufcLieu is the grand-sou of the celebrated Marshal RiciiEmf.u. At the commencement of the Revolution he emigrated, aud huviug had letters of introduction to the Russian J^avourite, PoTKMKl V, he went to St. Peteisburgh, where he was well received, and immediately obtained rank in the Radian army. In 1794, he was appointed Governor of Odessa, (in the Black Sea.) After the Peace of Tilsit, the Emperor Alexander obtained from Napolkon the restoration to the Duke of forests to a considerable amount, which had not been confiscated. The. Duke farther employed the French General Barguay D'llfli.ikrs (a favourite oJ' Uuon', to back lhe demaudr and for his trouble the Duke gave him a hand-some thucevr. The Dukede Riciikmi.u possesses talents, and h;'.� what is termed liberal ideas. lie is a great, favourite of the Fanperor Al.VxaNDi'r, and is, in every sense, a most respectable character ; indeed, nothing�could shew the Duke's respectability in a clearer light than his �vfu-'n�ti to accept, of oiViee in conjunction with a Tai.L icy hand and a Fort su;. COUNT OE li.AKIJL MARBOIS, Ttli'iiaU'r of Justice. Count de 1>aRHe M auiiois is a native of Aletz, and won of the Director of the Mint hi that town. He was brought up to t he profession of tin- law, and sent out as Judge b�r what the French term ConscillcrJ, to the island of St. Domingo, of winch colony he was subsequently appointed Govern' r. living recalled from that colon), he returned to Metz, where lie resided during the first rears of the Revolution, and w.! fleeted Mayor of the place. In De�-ire ubo, !7.'?1, he was scut by the KlN� to the I).el �!' i.MKMi, uc(i affwrwards to Vienna, an to 'he A mbass.tdor, tl)�' Marquis (ie MoA'.Ll.Ks. Ii ,s ^cneridly undt;t"-tond that he wih si.'.it ;^ -trni ;jg!'"t I ants XVI. to be j r � "t at tie conferences held at Pdnitz : ill" died some year* a'terwaids he w ;is accused of it by i a 1.1.1 in tie- Council of 60ok part against the former, consequently,'oil the pi-h Frucudor, he u:ih condemned 4c ban-jdmient, and transported to Cayanne. He was not among the number of those who escaped with Fit liKoiiL', but having become accustomed St. Domingo to the climate of America, he "as enabled to legist the disorders which car-'ltd off a a ut t;, on account of the run on ihe fyauk Fiance, when he (Ui.on aim UTt.) was at Viennur; which run, "me T\rant said, was owing to the neglect of Baubc Maubois. But, this is connected with a curious anecdote, which Jt may not be out of place to rela'e here. Previously to the war with Austria in IbO,1}, Buo.v A-'-'UlTK applied to the Directors ol the Bank of France, for the loan of a con^im i .ble sum of iaoney, assuring them that, the tiumey would be P:ud into the Bank in the course ot a lew months, % the Minister of the Public Treasury. With tins transaction the Minister was entirely unac> qiiai:itt�l, as BumnapauTK, when lie leli Par^ h�r Vienna, never mentioned one word on the to hiin. When the run on the Bank took place, the Ditectu.s ua"irnlly ha�l recourse to the Minister for relief, explaining at the same 41 Pcaco he to France, if France in Ponce permit " The jnet and liuont entiatNf to our uw� : "If not, hWtl Frai>cf the Department of Seine et Manic, from which Department be' was elected !to the Lei'isla-turc, in which he immediately became one of the im>4 distiiigu-hed meinber^ of the moderate (>arty. lie distinguished himself in t he Assembly by the active part which Iw; took in opposing the despotism of the municipalities, as also by his oppo^in^ the measure .hen proposeil, of niak-i'n^outa list of eme'raut ofiieers, as U>: con>idertd it in its effects a lut of proscription. Ue also suppoited the cause of the non-juring Clergy, and on these and all other occasions on which he delivered his .sentiments in the Assembly, he spoke with great energy and effect. At the sitting of the 3d of Dei ember he censured, utth great force, a speech of the Abbe F uroir r, against M. Dt-l.'.:ssaUT, and mamt.'.tned, an he did in the February following, that there could not be any Government unless respect was obtained for the constituted authorities. All this w;is in .791 : and, on the , uiuintaininy; that it was not the fault of t!,- Assembly, nor of the King, if proper)} ^ r.  \-.fX -SllAKKBProARV. OCTOBER 0, isi5. waste, the laws despised, and Magistrates assas. siuafed in the disclnirgc of their duves ; and attributed all these calamities to the Clubs which governed the Assembly itself, since the amnesty granted to the Revolutionists of Avignon had been agreed upon in their meetings four days before it was sent to the Legislature. In July and August, he spoke, in favour of LAiMYiiTTK, against the Giroudins ; and his last speech, which was most, excellently written, produced such nn effect on the Assembly, that they ordered it. to be printed ; but, on quitting the hall, he was pursued, insulted, aiid abused, by the Federalists and the frequenters of the Tribune* The next day he denounced this outrage with great force, proposed to make the Federalists quit: Paris, and to take measures for restoring the liberty and security of the Representative*'',*!" the People. Not having been re-elected, in September, to the Convention, he escaped the proscrip" tious year two, (\ *"^\.) and re-appeared in the sections of Paris at the. time, of their attempt to rise against the Convention in October, i'/lh"). He was then President of the Section f'oissonid, 4th, and ;">ih of October, and having signed and ordeicd the execution of decrees of a rebellious nature againM the Convention," &.e. lie connived to withdraw himself from the pursuit, that was made after him, and, two slays before his t rial, ( 1 ,r,i li of October,) he was appointed Deputy from the department, of the Seine and Maine to ?!ie rtO. On the t'))th of January, Ihe protested rorji'iic 1 the sentence passed by the Cmnt Martial, and scut to the Council of CM) a letter in his justification, demanding to be a'tfuiitted an :i deputy. .1 .lis rlemand was rejected, notwith-!itatidim4 ihe eiVortv. of PasVORIVV ; but, on the :18th of August of the same yv;u-, he made a new? attempt, ai':i' wiole to the Council desiring to b� | triv th.' national High Court. His apnea was then sent to a Committe", who icported it: on the ;l0th of August, aii�l %\m sentence pu^eei against him was annulled, (hi the'f,}d of Sept, he appeard in the Assembly, and mounted lie Tiilmne, fu idler an 01.1th of Initial to /Joi/, he was appointed Prefect �jf Met/., in which place he continued under the Government of Louis XVIII. During the late, usurpation of B'jonapart*;, M. Dt: Vauulvnc withdrew himself from public employment, and on the Kind's second restoration he was again re* stored to office. M. i) 10 Vauui.anc is us respect* able in private life as he is honorable in his public life ; am! in justice to this gentleman, it is pro* j im u;o.y ;