GLC03174.01: Gazette of the United States. [No. XLVIII (September 26, 1789)]: Page #10
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masculine eloquence, written by M. de MIRABEAU is worth attention. The King refuses to remove the troops, and says they may remove themselves, if they please, to Noyeos or the [Soissons].
9th. They proceed to fix the order in which they will take up the several branches of their future Constitution, from which it appears they mean to build it from the bottom, confining themselves to nothing in their ancient form but a King. A declaration of rights which forms the first chapter of their work, was then proposed by the Marquis de la FAVETTE—this was on the 11th.
“In the mean time troops to the number of about 25 or 30,000 had arrived, and were posted in and between Paris and Versailles. The bridges and passes were guarded. At 3 o’clock in the afternoon the Count de la LUZERNE was sent to notify Mr. NECKAR of his dismission [sic]—at midnight he set out for Brussels. This was not known till the next day (12th) when the whole ministry was changed, except VILLEDEUIL of the domestic department, and BARENTIN GARDE DES SCEAUX.
These changes were as follows: The Baron de BRETEUIL, President of the Council of Finance, and De la GALAITIERE, Comptroller General in the room of Mr. NECKAR—the Marshal de BROCLIO, Minister of War, and FOULON under him the room of PUY-SEGUR—M. De la VAUGUYON, Minister of Foreign Affairs, instead of M. de la VAUGUYON, Minister of Foreign Affairs, instead of M. de MONTMOREN—De la PORTE Minister of Marine, in place of the Count de la LUZERNE—St. Priest was also removed from the Council.