Papers [manuscript]. [ca. 1800]-1946.

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Mealey, Leonila. Papers [manuscript].

Papers [manuscript]. [ca. 1800]-1946.

1) Damask banqueting tablecloth (19.8m. x 3.65m.) embroidered with the Imperial Crown and letters N.B. which once belonged to Napoleon Bonaparte at the Palace at Fontainbleau; 2) letter, 6 December 1946, from the Prime Minister, J. B. Chifley, to Mrs Richardson (now Mealey) concerning the presentation of the tablecloth; 3) Newspaper cutting from the "British Australasian", 6 July 1946, relating to the presentation of the tablecloth.

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Napoléon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

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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 Europe but lost two-thirds of his army in a disastrous invasion of Russia in 1812. After his final loss to Britain and Prussia at the Battle of...

Mealey, Leonila.

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Mrs Leonila Mealey was formerly Mrs Leonila Richardson. She was a worker at the Boomerang Club for Australian servicemen in London for five years during World War II. She is the widow of the late Conrad Richardson, a barrister in London, who was an Australian. From the description of Papers [manuscript]. [ca. 1800]-1946. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225720728 ...

Chifley, J. B. (Joseph Benedict), 1885-1951

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Politician. Director of Labour Supply and Regulation (1940). Member of the House of Representatives (1928-1931, 1940-1951). Acting Member of the Advisory War Council (1942, 1944). Minister for Post-War Reconstruction (1942-1945); Member of the Food Executive (1943-1945). Acting Prime Minister, 1945 and Prime Minister, 1945-1949. Leader of the Opposition, 1949-1951. From the description of Correspondence [manuscript]. 1940-1949. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225851309 ...