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CHAPTER III. FRENCH OCCUPATION. 1862-1863. Napoleon's
Instructions?Arrival Of Foret's Army?Zaraqoza'b Death ?Forey's
First Movements?His Neglect Of Thk Conservatives? Theib
Subserviency?March On Puebla?Indecent Devices?Gb.v- Eral Condition
Op Mexico?Bombardment Of Acapulco?Siege or Puebla?Forey Offers
Honorable Turms?They Ark Hot AcCepted?Unconditional
Surrender?Treatment Of Mexican PrisOners? Affairs At The
Capital?Flight Of The Government ? Jcarez At San Luis Poiosi?The
French Occupy Mexico?InitiaTe. Policy. Napoleon and his cabinet
approved the action of Saligny and his colleague; but in the
chamber of deputies the republicans, orleanists, and legitimists
jointly opposed the course of the imperial government in Mexico,1
and found fault with Almonte for calling himself supreme chief and
trying to establish a government. The news of the disaster of May
5th reached them on the 16th of June. Imprecations were heard
everywhere against the Spanish government, Prim, and the Mexicans
who had induced Napoleon to send out the expedition. After that the
diplomatic functions were left in Saligny's hands. Napoleon wrote
Lorencez not to be discouraged on account of the reverse at Puebla.
He approved the protection afforded Almonte and other Mexicans who
had sought it. He did not wish to force any form of government upon
Mexico, desiring only her prosperity and independence in her
relations with Europe. 'Among the prominent speakers were Jules
Favre, Thiers, and Berryer. NAPOLEON'S VIEWS. 85 He approved
Lorencez' conduct, though misunderstood by some.2 Nevertheless, on
deciding to despatch more forces, General Forey was appointed com-
mander-in-chief, with powers as plenipotentiary; and the emperor
wrote him, on the 3d of July, giving his views as to the policy he
was to ...
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