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Identifier: 8NN0069NOR
Title: Travels through Denmark, Sweden, Austria, and part of Italy, in 1798 & 1799
Year: 1805 (1800s)
Authors: Küttner, Charles Gottlob
Subjects: Voyageurs allemands -- Scandinavie -- 18e siècle
Publisher: R. Phillips
Contributing Library: Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève

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s small, for Gustavus built it for aretreat, where he could live far from his family and the societyof the great. The apartments display great elegance and taste.I however discover the Frenchman in many things, especially inthe furniture and decorations. The roof of the house commandsa view that is remarkable and perfectly unique. You perceivethe highest parts, and some of the largest objects in Stockholm;all the rest is concealed by naked rocks, which lower above thenearest trees, and the verdure of the pleasure-grounds. Theother buildings at Haga are either small, or not yet finished. About three miles beyond Haga is Ulrichsthal, the residenceof the queen-dowager. It does not appear to be remarkable, ex-cepting on account of its line situation, and little pains seem tobe bestowed on keeping it in repair. A, gentleman of Stockholm, who accompanied us to Haga,informed me, when we entered a certain room, that the conspi-rators had designed to assassinate the king in that palace, a con-

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THROUGH DENMARK, SWEDEN, &C. siclu-able time before he was killed. The man on whom the lotJell went round the house in the evening, with a musket, and ob-served the king seated at a table, employed in writing. The vil-lain took aim at his sovereign, but could not muster sufficient re-solution to fire. When Ankerstrom, who was implicated in theconspiracy, received this intelligence, he indignantly declaredthat he would undertake the business. The second part of theanecdote I had from another person, who added, it might justlyoe said of Ankerstrom, that he sacrificed himself. As soon as Gustavus III. had breathed his last, every thino- as-sumed a different form. His will was set aside, and his friendswere either neglected or persecuted. Regencies are generallydisliked, and this appears to have been more particularly the caseWith that which succeeded the death of the late king of Sweden.-•lis present majesty ascended the tin-one, and adopted all themeasures of his father. Stockholm

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