to force for effecting the union of Norway to ing Partics in the first article of the present Sweden, unless his Majesty the King of Treaty. Denmark shall have previously refused to V. The two High Contracting Parties join the alliance of the North, upon the being desirous of giving a solid and lasting, conditions, stipulated in the engagements guarantee to their relations, as well politisubsisting between the Courts of Stockholm cal as commercial, His Britannic Majesty, and St. Petersburgh; and his Majesty the animated with a desire to give to his ally King of Sweden engages, that this union evident proofs of his sincere friendship, conshall take place with every possible regard sents to cede to his Majesty the King of and consideration for the happiness and Sweden, and to his successors to the Crown liberty of the people of Norway.

of Sweden in the order of succession esta- , III.-In order to give more effect to the blished by his said Majesty, and the States. engagements contracted by his Majesty the General of his kingdom, under date the King of Sweden, in the first article of the 26th of September, 1810, the possession of present Treaty, which have for object di- Guadaloupe, in the West Indies, and to rect operations against the common enemies transfer to his Swedish Majesty all the of the two powers, and in order to put his rights of His Britannic Majesty over that Swedish Majesty in a state to begin without island, in so far as his said Majesty actually loss of time, and as soon as the season shall possesses the same. This colony shall be permit, the said operations, His Britannic given up to the Commissioners of his Ma. Majesty engages to furnish to his Majesty jesty the King of Sweden in the course of the King of Sweden (independently of other the month of August of the present year, or succours which general circumstances may three months after the landing of the Sweplace at his disposal), for the service of the dish troops on the Continent; the whole to campaign of the present year, as well as for take place according to the conditions the equipment, the transport and mainte-agreed upon between the two High Connance of his troops, the sum of one million tracting Parties, in the

separate article ansterling, payable at London monthly, to nexed to the present Treaty. the agent who'shall be authorized by his

VI.-As a reciprocal consequence of Swedish Majesty to receive the same, in what has been stipulated in the preceding such manner as not to exceed the payment article, his Majesty the King of Sweden enof two hundred thousand pounds sterling gages to grant, for the space of twenty each month, until the whole shall be years, to take date from the exchange of the

ratifications of the present Treaty, to the IV.-It is agreed between the two High subjects of His Britannic Majesty, the right Contracting Parties, that an advance, of of entrepot' in the ports of Gottenburgh, which the amount and the time of payment Carlshamn, and Stralsund (whenever this shall be determined between them, and last-mentioned place shall return under the which is to be deducted from the million Swedish Joninion), for all commodities, before stipulated, shall be made to his productions, or merchandise, whether of Majesty the King of Sweden for the "mise Great Britain or of her colonies, laden on en campagne," and for the first march of board British or Swedish vessels.' The the troops ; the remainder of the before- said commodities or merchandise, whether mentioned succours are to commence from they be of such kind as may be introduced the day of the landing of the Swedish army, and subject to duty in Sweden, or whether as it is stipulated by the two High Contract their introduction be prohibited, shall pay


without distinction, as duty of entrepot, the cession before-mentioned, every en. one per cent. ad valorem, upon entry, and gagement which may be judged necessary the same upon discharge. As to every with His Britannic Majesty, and to exother particular relating to this object, the ecute all acts conformable thereto. general regulations existing in Sweden shall 8. To grant to the inhabitants of Guada. be conformed to; treating always the sub-loupe the same protection and the same adjects of His Britannic Majesty upon the vantages which the other subjects of His footing of the most favoured nations. Majesty the King of Sweden enjoy, con

VII.- From the day of the signature of formably always to the laws and stipulathe present Treaty, His Majesty the King tions actually existing in Sweden. of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and 4. To forbid and prohibit, at the peIreland, and his Majesty the King of Swe- riod of the cession, the introduction of den, reciprocally promise not to 'separate slaves from Africa into the said island, and their mutual interests, and particularly the other possessions in the West Indies of those of Sweden which are referred to in His Swedish Majesty, and not to permit the present Treaty, in any negociation Swedish subjects to engage in the slave whatever with their common enemies. trade, an engagement which His Swedish

VII.--The ratifications of the present Majesty is the more willing to contract, as Treaty, shall be exchanged at Stockholm this traffic has never been authorized by within four weeks, or sooner, if possible. him. In faith of which, we the undersigned,

5. To exclude, during the continuance in virtue of our full powers, have of the present war, all armed vessels and signed the present Treaty, and have privateers belonging to States at war with aflixed thereto the seals of our arms.

Great Britain, from the ports and harbours Done at Stockholm, the third March, of Guadaloupe ; and not to permit in any

in the year of our Lord one thou- future wars in which Great Britain may be sand eight hundred and thirteen.

engaged and Sweden remain neutral, the ALEXANDER Hopg. (L. S.)

entrance into the ports of the said colony EDW. THORNTON (L, S.)

of the privateers belonging to any of the LE COMTE D'ENÇESTROM. (L.S.)

Belligerent States.

6. Not to alienate the said island with

out the consent of His Britannic Majesty ; SEPARATE ARTICLE As a consequence of the cession made by

7. To grant every protection and security His Britannic Majesty, in the fifth article to British subjeets and to their property, of the Treaty signed this day, of the Island whether they may choose to quit the colony, of Guadaloupe, His Majesty the King of or to remain there.


article shall have the same 1. Faithfülly to fulfil and observe the force and effect as if it-were inserted, word stipulations of the capitulation of the said for word, in the Treaty signed this day,

and shall be ratified at the same time. island, under date the 5th of February, 1810, so that all the privileges, rights, In faith of which, we the undersigned, benefices, and prerogatives, confirmed by

in virtue of our

full that act to the inhabitants of the colony, signed the present separate article, shall be preserved and maintained.

and have affixed thereto the seals of 2. To take for this purpose, previous to


Sweden engages-

powers, have Done at Stockholm, the third March, But, now, behold, we find, that the in the year of our Lord one thou- French, so far from being Atheists, are a

our arms.

most devout people; that, upon, every oca sand eight hundred and thirteen,

casion of triumph, they flock to their ALEXANDER Hope. (L. S.)

churches (of which, I assure you, they Eow. THORNTON, (L. S.)

have not a few) to sing praises to God, and LE COMTE D'ENGestrom. (L. S.)

to ascribe their victories to Him; that they

go to Mass as regularly as we go to Church, G. BARON DE WETTERSTEDT. (LS.) and, I believe, a little more regularly than

the greater part of us; that the Emperor Now, most thinking People, you see, Napoleon himself is remarkably pious; that this treaty is made s in the name of never writing a letter without thrusting into

it that is to say, in the name of God the Fa- made a sort of bargain with the Duke of ther, God the Son, and God the Holy Friuli to meet him in heaven, but that the Ghost, who are not three Gods, but one Duke, though full of confidence in the God; and, you will observe, that this meeting, was generous enough, for the takes place too, while there is a Bill before good of Europe, to express his readiness to Parliament, the object of which is, in fact, wait in heaveu thirty years before the meetto enable men with impunity, to speak and ing should take place; and lastly, that the write against all belief in this same Trinity. Grown Prince of Sweden, whom we have Well; but here is the Holy Trinity invoked now acknowledged to be a most worthy to witness the good faith of the parties to Gentleinan, but who was a revolutionist in this treaty; and, as we shall presently see, France, is now actually in the field, at the this treaty recognizes the right of succession head of an army, on our side, in virtue of to the Swedish Crown and territory to be a treaty made " in the name of the Most in “His Royal Highness," the present “ Holy and Undivided Trinity." Grown Prince, who is a Frenchman, who Where, then, my dear Countryment, was a French revolutionary soldier and ge- and Most Thinking People ; where was the neral, who was promoted and ennobled by ground of Old George Rose's alarm, that Buonaparté, and who is, in fact, now our the French Atheists would come and take Ally.


" the blessed comforts of reliMost thinking People, you were told, "gion" We now find that the French that the French Democrats' were Atheists; are full as religious as you are ; and, therethat is to say, that they believed in no fore, I do hope, that neither John Bowles God at all; that they were wholly without nor George Rose, nor any body else, will religion; and, that, unless you, by the again call upon us to subscribe voluntarily means of your purses, enabled the govern- for the carrying on of the war in order to ment to inake war against them, they would preserve our Holy religion."

destroy your religion too. This was what In the opening of the Treaty we find, * Old George Rose told you in a pamphlet, that Count D'ENGESTROM," one of the

written for the purpose of encouraging you Swedish Plenipotentiaries, has, amongst to go on with the war; or, rather, to back his other titles, that of " Great Eagle of the government in carrying it on. He, in " the Legion of Honour of France ; his winding up, put the thing to you in which, as you know, is an order of Knightthis way: That you had your choice, either hood emanating froin the Emperor Napoto part with your money for what he called leon, whom, however, our stupid canting the support of government, or, to “exnews-papers have the folly as well as the "" change the blessed comforts of 'religion audacity to call an Usurper and all manner “ for the gloomy despair of Atheism." of vile names. If he be an usurper, and He did not, indeed, stop to show you how is our government viewed him as such, the French Atheists could possibly force they ought to resist this title of Mr. D'Enyou to become Alheists ; he did not point gestrom ; for, to suffer it to be inserted in out to you how they could go to work to a treaty, made " in the name of the Most deprive you of your belief in the Trinity, or " Holy and Undivided Trinity," does, it in any other article of faith ; but he did seems to me, amount to sonething very essert, that you would be so deprived, if nearly approaching to an acknowledgment you did Bot freely and largely contribute of the legitimacy of the source whence it your money; and, really, as far as my has proceeded. discernment can reach, you appear to have

The First ARTICLE of the Treaty stipubelieved him.

lates, that Sweden shall send 30,000 men

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to join the Russians and Prussians against return to Stockholm without having looked their common enemies who are also the his old master's army in the face. But, enemies of England. It is said, that what baseness, what shocking baseness is Swedes to the number of 18,000 inen are it in the Aristocrats to confess, that they now at Stralsund (a sea-port on the borders ground their hopes on the prowess of Berof the Baltic), from whence they dare not nadotte! What! Are they, at last, come move. But, it is fair to suppose, that to a confession, that they have more remore are intended to follow, that the liance upon a man, who was one of the 30,000 men will be sent, and that they revolutionists of France and one of the gewill join the allies. What if they do? nerals of Buonaparté, than upon all the What is 30,000 men ! "Oh! but, you noble commanders of Russia and Prussia ? “ do not consider, that it is 30,000 men

30,000 men All the Emperors, kings, and princes of s6 under the Crown Prince ; under one of the Royal Blood who are now in the field

Buonaparte's own favourite generals !" against Napoleon ? All! All the numeYes, thou poor, wretched creature ; thou rous host, through whose veins the rich poor, mean, despicable supporter of cor- blood of antiquity is still running ? ruption and all sorts of rottenness, I do By the Second Article of this: Treaty consider this ; but, if thou, after having we stipulate to assist Sweden to aonex to its affected so long to contemn these men, territory, in perpeluity, that part of the whom thou calledst upslaris, art so base, Danish territories, called Norway ; but, so utterly devoid of shame, as openly to that force is not to be used for this purpose, confess, that your chief hope of success unless Denmark refuse to join the coalition against Napoleon is founded on the circum- against Napoleon. I see nothing unlawful stance of his being now opposed by a French- in this. Any nation, at war with another, man, a revolutionist, a man of his own pro- has a right to enter into an agreement to moling and exalling; if thou art so detesto give its territories to a third party. But, ably base, I am not foolish enough to be what is worthy of remark here is, that lieve, that the Crown Prince is, with any Norway is to pass, in perpeluily to the army but a French army, able to face his Crown Prince and his heirs; for he is the former master, patron and friend.

heir to the Swedish Crown and doininions. According to some persons Napoleon The Third and Fourth Articles give never yet won a battle. Berthier forms all the king of Sweden ONE MILLION of his plans of attack and some other generals your, the most Thinking People's money, fight the battles. Even the success of the as the price of his military.co-operation in battle of Marengo, which, in its single self, the general cause during this present camsurpassed that of all the battles ever won paign! Bravo! So, here we are, at by the Old Generals of France, was ascrib last, subsidizing an army, under the comed to another. Buonaparıé had no band in mand of a man, whom our news-papers it! What a clever fellow must he be have abused as a creature of Napoleon ! then to persuade the French people, includ. Here we are, sending a million of money ing all these gainers of the victories, lo to that very Bernadotte, of whom such ascribe the victories to him: The man atrocious things were, said less than two must be a wizard, or something worse. years ago : John Bowles! Come sortb, Under him Bernadotte, at the head of John Bowles ; forget, for a while, your French troops, would again, I dare say, Dutch Commission, and come and tell us carry victory on his standard; but, of what you really think of all this. Bernadotte, though now become “ His The Fifth Article cedes to Sweden, “ Royal Highness," we may be well as- in perpetuity, the Island of Guadadoupe. sured Napoleon entertains no fear. Suc- The Morning Chronicle quarrels with this cess in war, as in all other great under- cession, says that it is contrary to the law takings, depends chiefly upon a wise com- of nations, that we have no right to cede bination of the means to be employed, to that which has not been ceded to us. This gether with great foresight, and, then, is strange doctrine. I never heard of it when the time for execution comes, a scru- before ; and whoever has heard of it, it pulous attention to every part of the duty appears to nie to be downright nonsense. to be performed. What can Bernadotte Conquest gives a perfect right. The condo in this way with his handful of men, to quered soil is the dominion of the conqueror, him-Sordignens, and with his Swedish while he holds it. He makes what laws oflickr twilighe, fear, the best luck he pleases for it; he collects its revenues for hier, if citeudestares should justify his and applies them as he pleases; and, in


short, the country is his. He is completely ING Post and the Courrer ; and shall then the sovereign of it, and may, of course, call upon the reader for his execration of cede it whenever he chooses. But, the their authors. To the several extracts I curious thing here is, that we cede this shall give my own observations, made at French island to the king of Sweden and the time; and, then, the reader, with his successors, ACCORDING TO THE present events before him, will be enabled * ORDER OF SUCCESSION ESTA- to judge between me and these prostituted « BLISHED IN SWEDEN UNDER writers ; and, which is of more importance, " DATE OF THE 26TH OF SEPTEM- he will be put upon his guard against the “BER, 1810.". That is to say, we cede future abusive language of these foolish and it, this French island, which poor Louis wicked men. XVIII. yet claims, to the Crown Prince, Bernadotte, who was, a few years ago, a Article from the MORNING Post of the 3d revolutionist in France, and who has since

of September, 1810, and my observations been promoted and exalted by Buonaparte!

thereon. Come forth, John Bowles! Come, I say, “ General Bernadotte has been elected and tell us what you have to say to this." Crown Prince of Sweden. This has Far be it from me to find fault with this s obviously been the effect of the deepest recognition, this full and ample recogni. " and most infamous intrigue. The Arch tiun, of the right of Bernadotte to the Tyrant was in the first instance disposed Swedish Crown." He was chosen by the " to support the pretensions of the King of people of Sweden, who liked him better “ Denmark; but having ascertained that than they did our old friend and ally, the "there was an understanding upon the subking of Sweden, who paid us a visit, and “ject between his Danish Majesty and the who is now somewhere upon the Conti- “ Emperor of Russia, he suddenly withdrew nent. Far be it from me to disapprove of “his patronage, changed his system, and, this recognition of vur friend instead of the King of Denmark, put CHARLES JEAN, this Frenchinan, in " forward his General, Bernadotte, as the whom we now see the legitimnate heir to " most proper person to succeed to the the Swedish Crown and dominions. I, “ throne of Sweden. This infamous salelfor iny part, like to see our' ministers ced" lite of the common tyrant of the Contiing a part of the old French doininions to


of the baleful this man, who so ably assisted in the af- " influence thus exercised, carried his elecfairs of Republican France. I like to see “ tion; but can it be possible that the them thus bestow the former territories of 66 once noble and proudly independent the House of Bourbon. I say, that I think “Swedes will permit so base and unprinthe Swedes acted wisely in choosing this " cipled an upstart to ascend the throne worthy man as the successor to their “ formerly occupied by the great and ilCrown; I say, he is an able, an excellent " lustrious Gustavus Vasa, and the other man, and that I am charmed at the close “ heroes who have so gloriously and legiconnexion which we are forming with him. " timately filled the throne of Sweden ? His success in the world cannot fail to " If so, then, indeed, will the Swedish naprove a powerful stimulus to other enter- ' tion prove itself unworthy of any sentiprising young men. Our ministers act '~ ment of compassion or respect, and be wisely and justly in yielding reward to "s justly consigned to the contempt and such distinguished merit ; and I, for one, " execration of mankind. But, notwithmost entirely approve of this article of the " standing the temporary success of this treaty.

artful expedient of the Corsican to pro· But, what will now be said, by those “ mote his own ambitious and infamous impudent and corrupt creatures, who wrote 66 views, it is scarce to be imagined that against Bernadotte, in 1810, when he was " the noble and intrepid Swedes, who chosen Crown Prince of Sweden ? And « look with reverence to the valiant and who, though we were then at peace with patriotic deeds of their ancestors, can Sweden, abused the worthy old king like " submit to such a degradation as to yield a common thief? What will they NOW“ obedience to a miscreant who has raised SAY ? Say what they will now, the pub-" himself from obscurity by his devotion lic shall hear what they said then ; for, it only to the most infamous and detastable is necessary, for example sake, that such “ lyrant that ever cursed the earth. Our men should be exposed. To this end I high opinion of the hardy and spishall insert a few extracts from the Morn-" rited character of the Swedes, induces

nent, has in

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