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OF THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE.

man Catholic Church, "once a priest, always a priest." She survived him by a few years, and is buried in the Montparnasse Cemetery, at Paris.


Note P, page 198.

Constantin Francois Chasseboeuf, Comte de Volney, was a well known philosopher and author. His Ruins was once a popular book. It involved him in a discussion with Dr. Priestley who called him "an atheist, an ignoramus, a Chinese, and a Hottentot." His theories have long since fallen into desuetude in France and oblivion elsewhere, and it is therefore unnecessary to criticise him here. His name still remains familiar to most travelled Americans, as a street in Paris is called after him.


Note Q, page 199.

The Princes d'Orleans mentioned in these pages were Louis Philippe and his two brothers. Louis Philippe arrived in America towards the end of 1796, and was joined by his brothers early in 1797. After spending some time in America they left for England, where they lived on an allowance from the British Government until the Restoration.