Contents and Arrangement

Correspondence and records related to Bavarian governmental procedures and finances, 1818-1821

1 folder
Restrictions may apply. See Access Note.

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

letter from Schnell to King of Bavaria, June 25th 1819; 17 reports on or extracts of Governmental policies (subjects: independence of old and new towns of Erlanger; finances of "le Cercle du Bas-main" [province]; finances of "le Cercle du Haut-Danube" [province]; need for new administration in Kingdom; problems of applying new code of civil rights; opening of new assembly; foundation of Bank of Bavaria; war contributions paid to town of Wurzbourg by Grand-Duchy of Wurzbourg; inaccuracy of published document on roads in Bavaria; on state debts [x 2]; factory and commercial outputs of Bavara; public debt; claim of Nordendorf to title of "Conseillier d'Empire"; equalisation of war contributions; responsibility of payment by the "Cercle du Rhin" of part of public debt; police); rough note in French and German on incumbent debts of proprietor of the "Beneficium competentiae"; 4 sheets of questions (answers sometimes provided in pencil) on various governmental policies (in German); 2 reports in German on governmental procedures (some marginal comments in French); report in German on budget (year unspecified); 8 statistical records on state of finances (in German), 1818-1920, with conjectural figures for 1821; set of phrases useful in governmental contexts, written in French by Beauharnais and subsequently translated into German.


Arranged by genre of material.

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

Collection is open for research use.

This collection is currently undergoing digitization efforts. Boxes 10, 21-24, 28, 32, 36, 87, 90, 116, 119-120, 127-129, 138-141, and 145 are currently being digitized. Please consult staff if you have questions about the status of any material.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Correspondence and records related to Bavarian governmental procedures and finances; Eugène de Beauharnais Collection, C0645, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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