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Proclamation published by Citizen Sa/icetti, the Commissary of Government with the Armies of Italy and the Alps, to the Citizens of the Department of Cosca. CITIZENs, AFTER a train of events, as extraordinary as calamitous, you are at length restored to the unity of the republic. " I am now, in the name of the government, to bear to you the tidings of peace and consolation ; the constitutional act, which the people of France have accepted, will soon be presented to you, and your happiness will depend only on your execution of S 2 - it.
7Featy of Peace, concluded between the King of Sardinia and the French republic. - THE French republic and his majesty the king of Sardinia, equally animated by the desire of making a happy peace succeed to the war which divides them, have appointed, viz. the executive directory, in the name of the French republic, citizen Charles Delacroix, minister of foreign affairs, and his majesty the king of Sardinia, M. M. the Chevaliers, de Revel and de Tonso, to negotiate the clauses and conditions proper for re-establishing and consolidating good harmony between the two states, who, after having exchanged their full and respective powers, have agreed to the following articles: I. There shall be peace and good neighbourhood between the French republic and the king of Sardinia. All hostilities shall cease between the two powers, reckoning from the time of figuing the present treaty. II. The king of Sardinia revokes all adhesion, consent, or accession, public or secret, given by him to the armed coalition against the French republic; and all the treaties of alliance, offensive and defenfive, which he may have concluded against the said republic with any power whatsoever. He shall not furnish any contingent in men or money to any powers armed against Trance, upon any pretence, or under any authority whatsoever. III. The king of Sardinia fairly and entirely renounces for ever, for himself or his successors, in favour of the French republic, all the lights which he can pretend to have to Savoy, and the counties of Nice, Tenda, and Breuil.
IV. The limits between the states of the king of Sardinia and the departments of the French republic shall be marked by a line through the most advanced points of the frontier of Piedmont, the summits, plateaux (flat tops of hills) mountains, and other places hereafter described, as well as the intermediate summits and plateaux, viz. from the point where the frontiers of ci-devant, Francigny, Duchy of Aosie and Valais, unite to the extremity of the Glaciers, or MontsMaudits.
1st. The summits or plateaux of the Alps at the rising of t Colmayor.
2d. Little Saint Bernard, and the hospital situated there.
3d. The summits or plateaux of