Extract from a confidential report from the British Ambassador, 30th July 1789 (FO 27/2)
The numerous printed accounts, which daily appear, of all that passes, both at Paris & Versailles (for the liberty of the Press seems at present to have no bounds) leave but little, of a┬ápublic nature, for me to communicate to your Grace.« Return to French Revolution
5. Look at Source 5. This is an extract from a confidential report from the British Ambassador.
- How have the recent events affected newspapers?
- Why does the ambassador have little to report?