. Not found. The Gazette
was reporting rumors. Although Emperor Joseph II had schemed to round off his Austrian
dominions and acquire Bavaria in exchange for the troublesome Austrian Netherlands
and the title of King of Burgundy, no war or invasion of Bavaria to effect the exchange
took place (The Cambridge Modern History,
A. W. Ward and others, 13 vols., Cambridge, England, 1902–1911, repr. 1969, 6:646–647;
Paul P. Bernard, Joseph II and Bavaria,
The Hague, 1965).
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2014.