The instructions to Alpatych took over two hours and still the prince did not let him go.
He motioned to several of the older servants and gave them instructions to help Memon's party search the city.
His first care was to carry out the instructions received from home, and effect a radical reform in the system of government.
On a slighter accusation than this many had perished; but an examination into the details of the mission of Bonaparte to Genoa and the new instructions which arrived from Carnot, availed to procure his release on the 10th of August.
On his first entry into Milan (15th of May 1796) he received a rapturous welcome as the liberator of Italy from the Austrian yoke; but the instructions of the Directory allowed him at the outset to do little more than effect the organization of consultative committees and national guards in the chief towns of Lombardy.