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R E M AR KS

ON THE

Barrier Treaty,

B E T W E EN

HER MAJESTY

AND THE

States - General.

By the AUTHOR of
The Conduct of the ALLIES.

To which are added,

The said BARRIER-TREATY,

with the Two Separate Articles ;
Part of the Counter-Project; The
Sentiments of Prince Eugene and
Count Sinzendorf, upon the said
Treaty ; And a Representation of
the English Merchants at Bruges.

LONDON

N,
Printed for John Morphem, near Stationers:
Hall, 1712.

Price 6 d.

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THE

PREFACE. W

HEN I Published the Discourse called, The Conduct of the Allies,

I had Thoughts either of inserting or annesing the Barrier-Treaty at length, with such Observations, as I conceived might

be useful for publick Information : But that Discourse taking up more room than I designed, after my utmost Endeavours to abbreviate it, I contented my self only with making fome few Reflections upon that famous Treaty, sufficient, as I thought, to answer the Design of my Book. I have since heard that my Readers in general seemed to will, I had been more particular, and have discovered an Impatience to have that Treaty made publick, especially since it hath been laid before the House. of Commons.

That I may give some Light to the Reader, who is not well vers’d in these Affairs, he may please to know, that a Project for a Treaty of Barrior with the States, was transmitted hither from Holland; but being disapproved of by our Court in several Parts, a new Project, or Scheme of Treaty, was drawn up here, with many Additions A 2

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