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Description of events at Sottrum, North Germany, 1813-1814, after the French defeat in 1812

Identifier: Coll-1287
Scope and Contents The manuscript is entitled A Clegyman's house, 50 years ago. 1813-1814. It is written in ink and consists of 42 numbered pages (folded) with each of the 4-sides filled, making 168 pages. The manuscript is incomplete. It opens with a description of the countryside around Sottrum, and during the course of the fighting it mentions historical notables and events including: General Carra St. Cyr; Prince Reuss; Frederick William Duke of Brunswick; General...
Dates: 1863-1864

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  • Language: English X
  • Subject: Germany X
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  • Subject: Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 | Germany | Campaigns X
  • Repository: University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections X