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ar alike absurd and fraught with hazard. Ibid., 17 July, 1775. The treatment of the colonies, he wrote in September, appears to me to be the first step towards despotism. If in this the king should succeed, he will by and by attempt to impose his own will upon the mother country. Ibid., 11 Sept., 1775, and compare 14 Aug., 1775. In October, 1775, the British minister at Berlin reported of the Prussian king: His ill state of health threatens him with a speedy dissolution. Harris to Suffolk, 7 and 17 Oct., and 21 Nov., 1775. Harris to De la Val, at Copenhagen, 23 Oct., 1775, in Malmesbury Papers, i. 116-118. It was while face to face with death that Frederic wrote of the August proclamation of George the Third: It seems to me very hard to proclaim as rebels free subjects who only defend their privileges against the despotism of a ministry. Frederic to Maltzan, 9 Oct., 1775. While still but half Chap. III.} 1775. recovered from a long, painful, and complicated sickness, h
ooked to Russia for aid, the United States to the Dutch republic for goodwill. The former, though aware of the disinclination Chap. XII.} 1778. of Russia and of Frederic, was so anxious to counterbalance the family compact of the Bourbons, Suffolk to Harris, 9 Jan., 1778. This part of the despatch is not printed in the Malmesbury Papers. that it risked the proposal of an offensive and defensive alliance with them both. Count Panin, the only statesman much listened to by the empress in tacted with integrity and honor. To the renewed overture of Harris, he frankly replied that Russia never would stipulate advantages to Great Britain in its contest with its colonies, and never would guarantee its American dominions. Harris to Suffolk, 13 Feb., 1778. Not printed in Malmes bury Papers. After the avowal by France of its treaties with the colonies, the British minister at Petersburg asked an audience of the empress; his request was refused, and all his complaints of the cou