In 1820 he was elected as a deputy to the cantonal council, and was a member of the extraordinary diet of 1832.
Ecclesiastical affairs were, as a matter of course, wholly under the management of the cantonal and municipal authorities, and Zwingli was content that it should be so.
These young men are then examined by a revising body (Conseil de revision cantonal) composed of civil and military officials.
The cantonal library contains many works relating to Swiss history and many MSS.
The invasion of Switzerland, which Bonaparte had of late persistently pressed on the Directory, proved to be an equally lucrative device, the funds in several of the cantonal treasuries being transferred straightway to Paris or Toulon.