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CHAP. VII.

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CHAP. IX.

British Affairs concluled-Contrast between the Plan of Military Opera-

tions pursued by Bonaparte, and that of the British Cabinet-Expedition
under Sir Juhn Steu'art to Noples-attendeel with no Success-Causes of
its Failure-Ministers resolve lo invade Holland - Remarks on that Plan
- On the Equipment of the Ea pedition-On the Character of the Com-
mander -- Proceedings of the Army-Investirent and Capture of Flushing
Effects of the tardy Mode of carrying on the Operations~ The principal
and ultimate Oljects of the Erpedition obliged to be given up-Pestilential
Sickness among our Troops in Walcheren --- Indecision of Ministry with
respect to relaining the Island - Its Evacuation-Disappointment and
Indignation of the Country -- Duel between Lord Castlereagh and Mr.
Ganning - His Lordship's Statement--Mr. Canning's Reply-Olserva-

CHA P. XI.

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