Meanwhile he had been appointed physician advising on the establishment of a silk factory.
His reception was, however, cold, the bishop advising him to seek a livelihood in the town.
La Vieuville thought to compromise by forcing the cardinal into a "council of despatches," with merely the privilege of advising the king's council but entrusted with no power.
Though he was often on strained terms with Mirabeau, yet his views generally coincided with those of that statesman, who is said on his death-bed (2nd of April 1791) to have communicated to him his opinions on domestic and international affairs, especially advising a close understanding with England.
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