Contents and Arrangement

Documents related to the negotiations of Frankfurt, late 1816, early 1817, 1816-1817

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

notes by Bataille, September 17th 1816; letter from St. Germain to Bataille, November 16th 1816 (enclosed are 3 poems dedicated to "Mme la Comtesse de la Rosée," "Son Excellence M. le Baron de Gohreg," "Sa Majesté le Roi de Bavière"); notes by Bataille, undated; notes by Bataille, undated (concerning burial of Princess Clotilde Caroline, therefore probably written shortly after her death); letter from Truched to Bataille, December 18th 1816 (enclosed are copies of letters from Joseph Napoleon to "Monsieur le Duc," June 19th 1815; from Joseph Napoleon to his brother, Bonaparte, June 19th 1815); projected declaration regarding settlement of Beauharnais to Plenipotentairy ministers of Great Britain, Prussia, Russia, Austria, signed Bataille, December 30th 1817; declaration in German, undated; note by Bataille, undated; letter from (unclear) to Beauharnais, June 4th (year unspecified; enclosed is an extract of letter from "M. le Baron D'A" to [unclear], itself undated); notes by Bataille, undated; notes on history of Italian campaigns of 1813-1814 by General Guillaume de Vaudoncourt, undated; extract of description of journey from Frankfurt to Augsberg (author and date unclear); letter from Heine to (Bataille?), undated; letter from (signature excised) to Beauharnais, June 19th (year unclear).


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Collection History


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by David Rollo, Barbara Volz and John Delaney in 1991. Finding aid written by David Rollo, Barbara Volz and John Delaney in 1991.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

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Credit this material:

Documents related to the negotiations of Frankfurt, late 1816, early 1817; Eugène de Beauharnais Collection, C0645, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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