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their importunities became so.preff- justify his conduct, and to know how ing, that no other shifts remained his people would be received ; but but to ship them for England, and finding the miniftry incensed, his leave them to the mercy of the go- patent revoked, and writs out a. vernment. On their arrival, applica- gainst him to make good his en. tion was made in their behalf to the gagements, he watched his opporboard of trade; but the forms of of. tunity, left the kingdom, and refice prevented immediate relief, and, turned to the continent, but to in the mean time, Stumpel came what part is not yet publickly over, with a view to endeavour to known.

LITERARY ANECDOT E in Relation to the famous Book entitled, The Poli

rical Testament of Cardinal de Richlieu.

M de Voltaire has afferted, that found different original manuscripts W . the treatise entirled, Maximes of this work, which have escaped the Ø Etat, ou Testament Politique d'Armand knowledge of Mons. de Voltaire. du Plessis, Cardinal Duc de Richlieu, is Among others, they have made a a spurious' performance, and was discovery, which decides entirely never composed by that famous car- the point in debate, and that is, a dinal.' His reasons are specious, and manuscript which contains a supplethe faulty and incorrect editions of ment to the first chapter of the Pothis work, that have hitherto ap- litical Teftament, and which is corpeared, gave an additional air of re&ted, in several places, by the carprobability to his opinion. This dinal's own band. In consequence literary discufion has excited the at- of all this, a new and corre&t edition tention of the descendants of this of this famous work has been lately great minister, who are interested in published by Breton, the king's prinhis repuration, and bear his name; ter, in 2 volumes 8vo. In this edi. and they have solemnly declared, tion, which may be looked upon as that by an uninterrupted tradition, the only authentic one, the text is which has been handed down in corrected after the original manutheir family from father to son, scripts, and enriched with notes crifince the time of the cardinal, it tical and historical ; the manuscript appears evident, that he was the that was corrected by the cardinal's real author of that Political Tefta. hand is inserted, and the whole acment which bears his name. They companied with a new letter of have also made diligent search Monsieur de Foncemagne, in which among the archives and papers that that learned academician refutes are preserved in the public offices, Voltaire, with victorious argument and particularly in that of the secre- and good manners, and proves detary of state for foreign affairs, as monftrably the authenticity of the also in the Sorbonne, and in some Political Testament. private libraries, and have there ..

The DOUBLE ASSIGNATION: ANOVÉ L.
. To the Authors of the Brit'ISH MAGAZINE,

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