Collection, circa 1790-1880.


Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821. Collection, circa 1790-1880.

Collection, circa 1790-1880.

Correspondence, translations from French pamphlets, and official reports of the coronation of Napoleon and Joséphine, their marriage certificate, biographical account (1817?) of Napoleon attributed to Frédéric Lullin de Châteauvieux, speech, proclamation, and other papers. Correspondents include Napoleon's consorts, Joséphine and Marie Louise, his mother, Marie Letitia Ramolino, his brother, Louis, and various French noblemen including Carlo Andrea, comte de Pozzo de Borgo, Eugène de Beauharnais, prince d'Eichstätt, Alexandre Berthier, prince de Neuchâtel et de Wagram, François Alexandre Frédéric, duc de Rochefoucauld Liancourt, and Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, prince de Bénévent.

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