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HISTORY of the TURKISH,
FROM ITS FOUNDATION IN 1300,
TO THE PEACE OF BELGRADE IN 1740.
TO WHICH IS PREFIXED
AN HISTORICAL DISCOURSE
MAHOMET 'AND HIS SUCCESSORS.
TRANSLATED from the FRENCH of MIGNOT,
By A. HAWKINS, Esq.
QUIDQUID DELIRANT Reges, pleCTUNTUR ACHIVI.
Horat. I. Epift. 2.
V O L.
EXETER : PRINTED AND SOLD BY R. THORN.
SOLD ALSO BY
J. STOCKDALE, Piccadilly, and Meffrs. SCATCHERD
and WHITAKER, Ave-Maria-Lane, LONDON.
Τ. Η Ε
H.I S Τ Ο R Y
Turkish, or Ottoman Empire, ,
BELGRADE in 1740.
A C Η Μ Ε Τ .
Heg. 1102, girded on che sword of Othman and received & 1103. the oaths of the great officers of the empire, was
and visit Mahomec IV, in his prison. The Achmet II. new emperor found this feeble prince greatly ther Ma. terrified. The wishes of some of his old servants, who had been desirous of putting Mustapha his eldest son on the throne, had reached his ears : Mahomet knew likewise that they had talked of restoring him the empire; and as on a similar occasion he had attempted to put his brothers to death, by a return on himself he expected death