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on both fides ceased, and the capitulation was concluded. The garrison were made prisoners of war; and they marched out on the 22d, laid down their arms on the glacis, and were sent by Pavia into the Hereditary States. General Castelet was severely wounded. There were found in the citadel 103 guns of different calibres. The number of the garrison was 1,400. The Council of Five Hundred in the sitting of the 15th of July, formed itself into a general committee, after which the fitting was made public. The reporter from the committee read a denunciation against the Ex-Directors Merlin, Treilhard, Rewbell and Reveiliere. They are accused of having violated the sovereignty of the people, of having endeavoured to overthrow the Reublic, and of having connived at pecu{. The Council read the bill of accusation a first time. On the same day Poulain Grandpré, in the name of the Committee of Finance, stated that the committee, after having discussed and heard a number of plans for a forced loan, had adhered to their own with alterations; among which were the following articles : I. The land and the moveable taxes are to be taken together, in apportioning the share of the individual who pays them. II. Persons with a fortune notoriously out of proportion to their contribution, to be rated by a jury of nine members, named

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on both sides ceased, and the capitulation
was concluded. The garrison were made
prisoners of war; and they marched out
on the 22d, laid down their arms on the
glacis, and were sent by Pavia into the
Hereditary States. General Castelet was
severely wounded. There were found in
the citadel 103 guns of different calibres.
The number of the garrison was 2,400.
The Council of Five Hundred in the
fitting of the 15th of July, formed itself
into a general committee, after which the
fitting was made public.
The reporter from the committee read a
denunciation against the Ex-Directors
Merlin, Treilhard, Rewbell and Revei-
liere. They are accused of having vio-
lated the sovereignty of the people, of
having endeavoured to overthrow the Re-
ublic, and of having connived at pecu-
ation. The Council read the bill of
accusation a first time. -
On the same day Poulain Grandpré, in
the name of the Committee of Finance,
stated that the committee, after having
discussed and heard a number of plans for
a forced loan, had adhered to their own
with alterations; among which were the
following articles:
I. The land and the moveable taxes are
to be taken together, in apportioning the
share of the individual who pays them.
II. Persons with a fortune notoriously
out of proportion to their contribution, to
he rated by a jury of mime members, named
by the Central Administration.
III. Persons accused of emigration,
persons erased provisionally from the list,
the descendants and relations in the ap-
pending scale of emigrants, are to be rated
treble those of the same fortune.
IV. The Ex-Nobles subječt to the laws
of 3 Brumaire in the year 4, shall pay
double.
V. Persons unmarried shall pay one
half more than the usual rate.
VI. Contributors to the land-tax, who
pay less than 500 livres, shall pay nothing
to the loan. -
The anniversary of the taking of the
Bastile was celebrated in Paris with all
the usual pomp and splendour.
On the acth of July, a project for the orga-
nization of the National Guard, was brought
forward in the Council of Five Hundred,
upon the following basis —“Within ten
days from the promulgation of the law,
every citizen having the qualities it pre-
scribes, from the age of sixteen to fixty, shall-
be inscribed on the muster-roll. The Na-
tional Guard shrill be formed into legions,
battalions, and companies, and that elect

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