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IV

WithJames Fletcher, D. P. Kidder

61Early State Op Rio—Attacks of the French—Improvements Under the Viceroys Arrival of the Royal Family of Portugal—Rapid Political Changes—Departure of Dom John VI.—The Viceroyalty in the Hands of Dom Pedro Brazilians Dissatisfied with the Mother-Country Declaration of Independence—Acclamation of Dom Pedro as Emperor.