Letters of Napoleon Bonaparte and others [manuscript], 1790-1853.


Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821. Letters of Napoleon Bonaparte and others [manuscript], 1790-1853.

Letters of Napoleon Bonaparte and others [manuscript], 1790-1853.

Twenty-one letters of Napoleon Bonaparte to Josephine, Talleyrand, and others, 1790-1814; and six letters of Letizia Bonaparte, Eugene de Beauharnais, Thomas Jefferson, and Robert E. Lee.

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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...

Von Humboldt, Alexander, 1769-1859

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Born in Berlin, Germany, and educated at the universities of Frankfurt and Göttingen, Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) was one of the most prominent European figures of his age. His fame largely derived from his scientific expedition in Latin America between 1799 and 1804, which resulted in numerous discoveries, particularly related to physical geography and meteorology. Notably, he spent 1803 in New Spain (present day Mexico) conducting a census of the territory. Source: Alexander von ...

Berthier, Louis Alexandre, 1752 or 3-1815,

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Beauharnais, Eugène de, 1781-1824

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Eugène de Beauharnais was the son of Alexandre de Beauharnais and Josephine de Tascher de La Pagerie (the future Josephine Napoleon). After the marriage of Josephine and Napoleon, Eugène was adopted by Napoleon (but was not considered heir to the throne). He served in various military and political capacities for Napoleon, including command of the Army of Italy. After the fall of Napoleon, he lived in Munich, where his father-in-law made him Duke of Leuchtenberg. He was married to the Princess...

Pozzo di Borgo, Carlo Andrea, conte, 1764-1842

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Monroe, James, 1758-1831

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James Monroe, fifth president of the United States of America (b. April 28, 1758, Monroe Hall, Virginia-d. July 4, 1831, New York, New York) fought with distinction in the Continental Army, and he practiced law in Fredericksburg, Virginia. As a young politician, he joined the anti-Federalists in the Virginia Convention which ratified the Constitution, and in 1790, an advocate of Jeffersonian policies, he was elected United States Senator. As Minister to France in 1794-1796, Monroe showed strong ...

Marie Louise, consort of Louis XVIII, King of France, 1753-1810,

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Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870

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Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) served as General of the Confederate Army in the U.S. Civil War and was president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia from 1865 to 1870. Lee spent the first twenty-three years of his military career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. From 1837 to 1841 he was superintending engineer for the harbor of St. Louis and the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Robert E. Lee was a United States Army officer, 1829-1861; commander of Virginia forces in the ...

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...

Bonaparte, Letizia, 1750?-1836

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Mother of Napoleon. From the description of Autograph letter in Italian signed : Cusset, 27 Messidor, to her son Louis, 1800 Jul. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270989649 Mother of Napoleon I. From the description of Autograph subscription to letter : to a daughter, without date. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270535888 Letizia Ramolino was married to Carlo Buonaparte and mother to Napoleon I of France. From the description of [Letter] 18...

Louis Bonaparte, King of Holland, 1778-1846

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Brother of Napoleon I. From the description of Autograph signature to letter : Domenica, to Prof. Ciampolini, 1840 Apr. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270535347 Louis Bonaparte was a younger brother of Napoleon I of France. Louis served in the French Army and was a General by age 25. He was made King of Holland (1806-1810). He married Hortense de Beauharnais (1802); their son became Napoleon III. From the description of [Letter 1807 Sep. 27 [to] M. Fornier, ch...

Josephine, Empress, consort of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1763-1814,

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Born Marie Josephe Rose Tascher de la Pagerie on the island of Martinique, she was married to Alexandre, Vicomte de Beauharnais in 1779. He was guillotined in 1794. She was introduced to Napoleon Bonaparte in 1795 and married him in 1796. He made her his empress in 1804, but divorced her in 1810. She retired to Malmaison, her country home, where she died in 1814. From the description of [Letters] / Josephine. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 171160047 ...

Talleyrand-Périgord, Charles Maurice de, prince de Bénévent, 1754-1838

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Epithet: Prince of Benevento, French diplomatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x0000f2 French statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Avesne, to Edouard Colmache, his private secretary, 1835 Jun. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574456 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Valençay, to an unidentified "Madame", [no year] Sept. 22. (Unknown). ...

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

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Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was an American statesman and third president of the United States. From the description of Thomas Jefferson letter, 1809. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367818629 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was the third president of the United States, born in Goochland (now Albemarle County), Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses from 1769 to 1775, and with R. H. Lee and Patrick Henry initiated the inter-colonial committee of correspond...