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Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = AMS

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Letter in French from Jean-de-Dieu Soult, Duc de Dalmatie, to General Morgan, 12 May 1812

Identifier: Coll-1383/4/18
Scope and Contents

Letter from Jean-de-Dieu Soult, Duc de Dalmatie to General Morgan, informing him that he has appointed him commander of a brigade after General Meunier's departure (possibly Hugues Alexandre Joseph Meunier (1758-1831)). Ste Marie, 12 Mai 1812.

Dates: 12 May 1812
Livre de Raison p. 382-383: French folk songs, and illustrations representing a townswoman from Dover and an oyster seller from Granville (top), and a couple from Castile, Spain (bottom)
Livre de Raison p. 382-383: French folk so...

Livre de Raison (Commonplace book)

 Collection — Box CLX-A-354
Identifier: Coll-1854
Content Description This outlandish and colourful manuscript volume is an exceptional resource to understand and study French popular culture in the late 18th-early 19th centuries. Its contents are extremely varied, and include poems, oracles, lyrics of popular songs, proverbs and maxims, recipes, legal document templates, a formulary of letters, calendars, little stories and anecdotes, an account of Napoleon's return to France after his exile on Elba, and a dictionary for the interpretation of dreams. It...
Dates: c 1820-1830

Sermon as component of A proclamation for a public thanksgiving, 1814

Identifier: Coll-1463
Scope and Contents

Folio. Broadside. Uncut, with some loss to edges. Folded, with some marking and marginal tears. Inscribed at head in 19th century hand, 'Thanksgiving Peace 1814 July' and at foot 'Public worship on Thursday will begin at the usual hour...'.

On verso, the broadside bears a lengthy manuscript copy of a contemporary sermon on 'the great and public blessing of peace' beginning with the 126th Psalm and occupying the entire verso in four columns.

Dates: 1814

Viewers' key of a panorama entitled "Lord Nelson's Attack on Copenhagen", by Robert Barker and Henry Aston Barker

Identifier: Coll-2001
Scope and Contents This is the viewer's key for a panorama entitled "Lord Nelson’s Attack on Copenhagen", printed by J. Adlard in 1802. It is an exploded circular diagram, with the illustrated features numbered, and a letterpress explanatory key.According to Ralph Hyde's Dictionary of Panoramists of the English Speaking World, this panorama was exhibited between May 1802 and April 1803 and executed by Robert Barker’s son, Henry Ashton Barker who had been introduced...
Dates: [1802]