(1794-1795), contenant les premieres transactions de l'Europe avec la republique francaise et le tableau des derniers evenements du regime conventionnel (1828), all of which are remarkable for accuracy and wide range of knowledge, and are a very valuable source for the history of Napoleon I.
The rules for composition there laid down are, perhaps, somewhat pedantic. His philosophical writings were La Morale d'Epicure tiree de ses propres ecrits (1758), and the Histoire des causes premieres (1769).
His Histoire des causes premieres was among the first attempts at a history of philosophy, and in his work on Epicurus, following on Gassendi, he defended Epicureanism against the general attacks made against it.
His object in the Traite des verites premieres (1717), his best-known work, is to discover the ultimate principle of knowledge.
Delachenal, Premieres negotiations de Charles le Mauvais avec les Anglais (Paris, 1900); and E.