French Revolution and Napoleon manuscripts, 1752-1882 [bulk 1788-1815]

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French Revolution and Napoleon manuscripts, 1752-1882 [bulk 1788-1815]

French Revolution and Napoleon manuscripts, 1752-1882 [bulk 1788-1815]

Manuscript documents and correspondence, mainly government documents, covering the period 1788-1815 [bulk]

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Sieyès, Emmanuel Joseph, comte, 1748-1836

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French Revolutionary leader. From the description of Autograph note signed and annotated : [Paris], 1791 Apr. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664470 From the description of Letter signed : Paris, to Minister of War, 1799 Aug. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664886 ...

Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834

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Charles Nicoll Bancker was a merchant and financier. From the guide to the Charles Nicoll Bancker family papers, 1733-1894, 1733-1894, (American Philosophical Society) The Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834) was a French patriot who enlisted in the Continental Army with the rank of Major-General. He was second-in-command to General Washington. He also participated in the French Revolution until 1790 when he was forced out of the country under the rule of the Jacobi...

Robespierre, Maximilien, 1758-1794

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Epithet: French politician British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000208.0x0001df French revolutionary; President of the National Convention; instrumental figure in the Reign of Terror. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to an unidentified recipient, 1794 May 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270482223 French Revolutionist. From the description of Autograph lette...

Campan, Mme (Jeanne-Louise-Henriette), 1752-1822

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Jeanne-Louise-Henriette Campan, born Henriette Genet, was a French educator, the companion of Marie Antoinette. She survived the Terror, and went on to become superintendent of an academy founded by Napoleon at Écouen for the education of the daughters and sisters of members of the Legion of Honor. From the guide to the Madame Campan manuscript material : 1 item, ca. 1825, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Jeanne-Louise-...

Napoléon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

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French emperor and military commander. From the description of Letter, 1811. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122322521 Napoleon Bonaparte was a general of the French Revolution (1789-1799); the ruler of France as First Consul of the French Republic from November 11, 1799, to May 18, 1804; Emperor of the French and King of Italy under the name Napoleon I from May 18,1804, to April 6,1814; and briefly restored as Emperor from March 20 to June 22, 1815. He conquered much of Euro...

Grégoire, Henri, 1750-1831

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French bishop and politician. From the description of Passport signed by him as president of the convention nationale : Paris, issued to citizen Maure, 1792 Nov. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270511055 Député du clergé aux états généraux de 1789, l’abbé Grégoire (1750-1831) contribua à l’union du bas-clergé et du tiers et proposa, le 4 août, l’abolition du droit d’aînesse. Il fut le premier à prêter le serment de fidélité à la Constitution civile du clergé (novembre 179...

Gouges, Olympe ˜deœ 1748-1793

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Louis XVI, King of France, 1754-1793

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Phelypeaux, Count de Maurepas, was a French statesman and administrator, born in 1701 to Louis XIV's Secretary of State. Phelypeaux served under both Louis XV and Louis XVI, during which time he reformed the French navy and aided in the aristocracy's obstruction of political reform. From the description of 18th century French royal commission, 1759 May 24. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122646282 ...

Bonaparte, Family.

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Babeuf, Gracchus, 1760-1797

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French writer and politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Roye, to Mme. Bourdon, 1791 Sept. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133655 French Revolution leader, social thinker. From the description of Superbe fête donnée par la Reine aux Thuileries et aux Champs Elisées, 1790 July 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122395513 ...

Brissot de Warville, J.-P. (Jacques-Pierre), 1754-1793

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French journalist and revolutionary. From the description of J.-P. Brissot de Warville notes, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453433 French politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to James Philips, bookseller in London, 1790 Dec. [or Sept.] 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133418 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, "Vendredi," to The Rev. Dr. Williams, [no year, ca. 1783]. (Unknown). World...

Italy

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Barras, Paul, vicomte de, 1755-1829

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Paul, vicomte de Barras (1755-1829) participa comme officier à la campagne des Indes. Élu député à la Convention où il siégea avec les Montagnards, il fut envoyé en mission près l’armée d’Italie et dans le sud-est de la France, où, le 19 décembre 1793, il organisa la répression après le siège de Toulon. Il provoqua, avec Tallien et Fouché, la chute de Robespierre, le 9 thermidor. Commandant en chef de l’armée de l’Intérieur (5 octobre 1793-5 octobre 1795), il réprima l’insurrection royaliste. Di...

Dampierre, Auguste Henri Picot ˜deœ 1756-1793

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Necker, Jacques, 1732-1804

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Necker, a Swiss born, Protestant French statesman, was the finance minister of France (1776-1781). Necker played an important role in assisting the American Revolution of 1776, by providing finances for the American cause. From the description of [Letters, 1779-1789] / Necker. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 301351545 ...

Kellermann, François-Christophe, duc de Valmy, 1735-1820

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France

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Bailly, Jean-Sylvain, 1736-1793

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Bailly was a scientist and astronomer who served in the French Revolutionary government and as mayor of Paris before being guillotined. From the description of [Documents] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 156790260 ...

Egypt

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White, Andrew Dickson, 1832-1918

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The second International Peace Conference was held at the Hague in 1907. From the description of Hague Peace Conference documents, 1907. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64052217 Ambassador to Russia; first president of Cornell University. From the description of Andrew Dickson White papers, 1901-1902. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155410378 Andrew Dickson White was born at Homer, New York, November 7, 1832. ...

Carnot, Lazare, 1753-1823

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French government official and mathematician. From the description of Lazare Carnot letter, 1813 Aug. 1. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936987 French statesman and soldier. From the description of Letter signed as Ministre de l'Intérieur : Paris, to the "grand maitre" of the University, 1815 May 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134722 From the description of Document signed : Paris, to the agent national du district de Preuilly...

Dillon, Arthur, comte, 1750-1794

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Menou, Jacques, 1750-1810

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French general. From the description of Letters signed (2) : Turin, to Alexandre Berthier, 1803 May 28 and 1806 Feb. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270861322 ...

Richelieu, Armand-Emmanuel du Plessis, duc de, 1766-1822

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Custine, Adam Philippe, comte de, 1740-1793

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French General. From the description of Document signed : Mayence, 1793 Jan. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270536572 Custin, a French general, had served in the Seven Years War and in the American Revolutionary War. He also served in the French Revolutionary Wars, and as a result of supposed failures on his part he was tried for treason and guillotined. From the description of [Document] 1792 déc. 22 / Custine. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 212207477 ...

Fontanes, Jean Pierre Louis ˜deœ

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Ney, Michel, duc d'Elchingen, 1769-1815

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Michel Ney was one of 18 Marshals of France under Napoleon. He participated in the French invasion of and retreat from Russia in 1812 and earned himself the nickname of "Le Rougeaud, le Brave des Braves" (the bravest of the brave) from Napoleon. He was named the 1st Due d'Elchingen (1805) and 1st Prince de la Moskowa (1813) by Napoleon. Ney assisted in the effort to depose Napoleon, sided with the restoration of the monarchy and Louis XVIII. When Napoleon again assumed his position as Emperor, N...

Fouché, Joseph, 1763-1820

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Pétion, J. (Jérôme), 1756-1794

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Daru, Pierre-Antoine-Noël-Bruno, comte, 1767-1829

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Pierre Daru (1767-1829) débuta comme commis à l’Intendance du Languedoc en 1782, devint commissaire des guerres, puis, en janvier 1796, chef de division au ministère de la Guerre et, après le 18 brumaire, secrétaire général de ce même ministère ; membre du Tribunat en 1802, en 1805 conseiller d’État et intendant général de la maison de l’Empereur, il reçut en octobre 1806 la charge d’intendant général de la Grande Armée et des pays conquis. Daru fut ministre secrétaire d’État en avril 1811, mini...