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ust, 1769. welcomed the deputies with treacherous politeness and the fairest promises, 1 August, 1769, in a second Postscript to the Letter from J. Campbell to Lieut. Gov. Brown of 30 July, 1769. detained them to dine, and dismissed them full of admiration for his talents and confident of a perfect amnesty. So general was the persuasion of security, that Villere who had escaped upon the Mississippi and was on his way to an English post, returned to the city. On the morning of the eighth of August, the Spanish squadron of four and twenty vessels, bearing three thousand chosen troops, anchored in front of New Orleans; and before the day was over, possession was taken in behalf of the Catholic King, and the Spanish flag was raised at every post in the city. On the Chap. XLI.} 1769. Aug. twentieth, Aubry made a full report of the events of the revolution, and named the chiefs in the enterprise. Aubry to O'Reilly, 20 August. O'Reilly to Grimaldi, 31 August, 1769. It was not ea