“On the 14th they send one of their members (M. de CORNEY) to the Hotel des Invalides, to [afk] arms for their Garde Bourgeoise: He was followed by, or he found there a great mob: The Governor of the Invalids came out, and represented the impossibility of his delivering arms without the orders of those from whom he received them: De Corney advised the people then to retire, retired himself, and the people took possession of the arms. It was remarkable that not only the invalids themselves made no opposition, but that a body of 5000 foreign troops, encamped within 400 years, never stirred. M. de Corney, and five others, were then sent to ask arms of M. de LAUNAI, Governor of the Bastile: They found a great collection of people already before the place, and they immediately planted a flag of truce, which was answered by a like flag hoisted on the parapet: The deputation prevailed on the people to fall back a little, advanced themselves to make their demands of the Governor, and in that instant a discharge from the Bastile killed four people of those nearest to the deputies:—The Deputies retired, the people rushed against the place, and almost in an instant were in possession of a fortification, defended by 100 men, of infinite strength, which in other times had stood several regular sieges, and had never been taken. How they got in has as yet been impossible to discover: Those who pretend to have been of the