Contents and Arrangement

40 reports, 1809 March - April

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

March 1st: artillery officers; statistical record.

March 3rd: organization of army (conscription, artillery, medical services, food, armament and provisioning of fortresses and camps); report.

March 3rd: shipping movements at Ancona; report.

March 3rd: naval exercises at Venice; report.

March 7th: fortification of Venice and Malghiera; report.

March 7th: shipping movements in the Adriatic; report.

March 9th: armament and provisioning of fortresses of the kingdom; folder (original contents are missing).

March 10th: death of General Calori; report.

March 10th: shipping movements in the Adriatic; report.

March 12th: execution of naval officers convicted of dereliction of duty; report.

March 13th: requisition of carriages, and provisioning of fortresses; report.

March 14th: fortification of Malghere; report (letter originally enclosed is missing).

March 14th: armament and provisioning of Palmanova and Osopo, and provisioning of Italian Army between the Adige and the Isonzo; report and 1 enclosed document.

March 17th: arms manufacture at Brescia; report and 1 enclosed document.

March 17th: artillery officers; report and sheet of rough notes.

March 20th: experiments in maritime fortification at Venice, and exchange of prisoners with the British at Zara; report.

March 22nd: provisioning of Italian Army in Dalmatia, and of the fortress of Zara; report.

March 22nd: requisition of carriages and food in Departments of Tagliamento, Bacchiglione, Passariano and Brenta; report and 3 enclosed documents.

March 22nd: organization of army; report.

March 22nd: medical services at Palmanova and Osopo; report and 1 enclosed document.

March 24th: shipping movements in the Adriatic; report.

March 24th: capture of Italian vessels bound for Corfu, and the taking of Rosas in Spain by Italian division under Pino; report (letters originally enclosed are missing).

March 28th: capture of British vessel in the Adriatic; report.

March 28th: Italian division in Spain, and shipping movements in the Adriatic; report.

April 1st: armament of Capo d'Istria and shipping movements in this area; report.

April 3rd: provisioning of fortresses; report and 1 enclosed document.

April 11th: Caffarelli's personal inspection of fortifications and troops in the region of Venice; report.

April 11th: capture of Italian vessels by the British; report.

April 15th: purchase of rifles from manufacturers in Turin; report.

April 15th: Austrian attack on Italian territory, and shipping movements in the Adriatic; report.

April 15th: return of Séguier to Kingdom of Italy following Austrian and British occupation of Trieste, and Austrian attack on Capo d'Istria; report.

April 17th: need for more artillery personnel in Venice; report.

April 17th: Caffarelli's nomination as head of garrison at Venice, and projected improvements; report.

April 19th: provisioning of Venice; report.

April 19th: possible Austrian attack on Venice; report.

April 21st: defence of Venice; report.

April 26th: enemy advance on Castel Franco; report.

April 26th: successful defence of Malghera; report.

April 26th: transfer of funds to Venice; report.

April 27th: enemy advance, and arrival of King of Sardinia in Trieste; report.


Arranged chronologically.

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.

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Credit this material:

40 reports; Eugène de Beauharnais Collection, C0645, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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