Journal of an Officer in the Commissariat Department of the Army: Comprising a Narrative of the Campaigns Under His Grace the Duke of Wellington, in Portugal, Spain, France, and the Netherlands, in the Years 1811, 1812, 1813, 1814, And 1815
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Spanish forces assembled to oppose his march, arrived at Madrid in the month of December, where be caused his brother Joseph to be ac knowledged king of Spain - Ferdinand the 7th having previously, by stratagem, been made prisoner and conveyed to Paris. In the execution of these bold and extraordinary measures, Napoleon had been aided by the treachery of a few of the Spanish nobles, which, together with the preponderating mi litary force brought against their country, obliged the loyal Spaniards to submit for the moment to the new order of things; yet the national spirit remained unshaken, and in the legislative assemblies were found men who were firmly resolved to adhere to the.
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