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Before and after Waterloo Letters from Edward Stanley, sometime Bishop of Norwich (1802; 1814; 1816)   By: (1779-1849)

Before and after Waterloo Letters from Edward Stanley, sometime Bishop of Norwich (1802; 1814; 1816) by Edward Stanley

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BEFORE AND AFTER WATERLOO

[Illustration: Le courier du Rhin perd tout en revenant de la foire de Leipsig. ]

BEFORE AND AFTER WATERLOO

LETTERS

FROM

EDWARD STANLEY

SOMETIME BISHOP OF NORWICH

(1802; 1814; 1816)

EDITED BY JANE H. ADEANE AND MAUD GRENFELL

LONDON

T. FISHER UNWIN

ADELPHI TERRACE MCMVII

( All rights reserved. )

ECHOES OF PAST DAYS

AT

ALDERLEY RECTORY

[Illustration: Edward Stanley D.D.

Bishop of Norwich

n. 1780 ob. 1849 ]

CONTENTS

PAGE

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF EDWARD STANLEY 9

CHAPTER I NEW FRANCE AND OLD EUROPE 25

CHAPTER II AFTER NAPOLEON'S FALL 73

CHAPTER III UNDER THE BOURBON FLAG 97

CHAPTER IV ON THE TRACK OF NAPOLEON'S ARMY 144

CHAPTER V THE LOW COUNTRIES 199

CHAPTER VI THE WATERLOO YEAR 235

CHAPTER VII AFTER WATERLOO 247

The originals of most of the letters now published are, with the drawings that illustrate them, at Llanfawr, Holyhead.

Some extracts from these letters have already appeared in the "Early Married Life of Maria Josepha, Lady Stanley," but are here inserted again by kind permission of Messrs. Longman, and complete Bishop Stanley's correspondence.

Portions of letters quoted in Dean Stanley's volume, "Edward and Catherine Stanley," have also been used with Messrs. Murray's consent.

In addition to the MSS. at Llanfawr, Lord Stanley of Alderley has kindly contributed some original letters in his possession.

J.H.A.

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

"LE COURIER DU RHIN" Frontispiece

Sketch brought to England 1814 by General Scott of Thorpe, one of the detenus in France for ten years after the rupture of the Peache of Amiens, mentioned page 73.

BISHOP STANLEY To face page 2

By John Linnell. From a drawing in the possession of Canon J. Hugh Way, Henbury.

MARGARET OWEN, LADY STANLEY " 10

From a miniature in the possession of Lady Reade Carreglwyd, Anglesey.

"FLIGHT OF INTELLECT" " 17

Humorous sketch by E. Stanley.

EDWARD STANLEY, 1800 " 25

By P. Green. The original in the possession of Lord Stanley of Alderley, at Penrhos, Anglesey.

THE PRISON OF THE TEMPLE " 31

Sketch by E. Stanley, 1802.

THE GUILLOTINE AT CHALON SUR SAÔNE " 43

Sketch by E. Stanley,

LORD SHEFFIELD " 73

By Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A. From an engraving in the possession of J.H. Adeane, Lanfavar, Holyhead.

KITTY LEYCESTER, MRS. EDWARD STANLEY " 82

From a drawing by H. Edridge, A.R.A., at Alderley Park, Cheshire.

PARIS, 1814. OLD BRIDGE AND CHÂTELET " 108

E. Stanley.

PARIS, LA POMPE, NOTRE DAME " 115

E. S.

PARISIAN AMUSEMENTS " 141

E. S.

THE CATACOMBS, PARIS " 143

E. S.

LAON. HOUSES AND TOWER, 1814 " 161

E. S.

BERRY AU BAC " 164

E. S.

VERDUN. BRIDGE " 168

E. Stanley.

FRENCH DILIGENCE " 193

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