Contents and Arrangement

NAPOLEON I, Emperor of the French (1769-1821), 1807 December 27

1 folder
Restrictions may apply. See Access Note.

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Napoleon describes how he wishes his Italian army to be regulated and equipped for the year 1808. A typed transcription of the letters is also included.


Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

Collection History


AM 2015-44

Gift of Rand A. Mirante (Class of 1970), 2014 , in memory of his uncle, Roger Breen Sammon.

Custodial History

Roger Breen Sammon was the previous owner of the letter.


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:

NAPOLEON I, Emperor of the French (1769-1821); Eugène de Beauharnais Collection, C0645, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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