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Series 4: Napoleonic Notables (continued)
Oudinot, Charles Nicolas (1767-1847), entered army in 1784, marshal (1809), Duke of Reggio (1810), made a peer by Louis XVIII, commanded a corps in the invasion of Spain (1822), July 17, 1812; no date (continued)
d. s. Drysniaty, July 17, 1812, an order during the invasion of Russia. + a. l. s. s. d., letter of thanks.
FOLDER 1221 Pérignon, Dominique Catherine (1754-1818), officer under Old Régime, deputy of Haute Garonne to Legislative Assembly, general of division (1792), marshal (1804), count (1811), marquis (1817), October 28, 1804
a. l. s. Paris, Oct. 28, 1804, to minister of War, on question of appointment.
FOLDER 1222 Poniatowski, Joseph Anthony (1762-1814), Polish noble, nephew of King Stanislas, marshal of France in 1812, drowned in the Elster on retreat from Leipzig, October 16, [1812?]
d. s. Walkowitz, Oct. 16, [1812?], an order to reconoiter.
FOLDER 1223 Pourrée, J. B., French grenadier, [c.1818]
d. s. [c. 1818], recounting the mAnner in which on 19 Brumaire, he carried General Bonaparte in his arms out of the Orangerie and so saved his life.
FOLDER 1224 Roustan [Raza] (1782-1845), Mameluke servant of Napoleon, November 18, 1822
a. l. s. Paris, Nov. 18, 1822, to the Duke of Orleans, asking a permit to hunt in the forest of Bondy.
FOLDER 1225 Savary, Anne jean Marie René (1774-1822), general of division (1805), Duke of Rovigo (1808), March 26, 1808
a. l. s. St. Cloud, Mar. 26, 1808, to Camacérès, thanking him for the announcement that the Emperor had made him Duc de Rovigo.
FOLDER 1225a Sébastiani, Horace François Bastien (1772-1851), entered army (1789), general of brigade (1802), ambassador to Turkey (1805), count (1807), ambassador to Great Britain (1825-40), marshal (1840), August 15, 1848
a. l. s. Aug. 15, 1848, to a friend announcing his return to Paris to assist at the anniversary service of the death of his daughter, the Duchess of Choiseul.
FOLDER 1226 Sérurier, Jean Mathieu Philibert (1742-1819), served in Seven Years' War, general of division (1802), marshal (1804), count (1808), November 9, 1808
l. s. Paris, Nov. 9, 1808, as governor of Hotel des Invalides, to the intendant general of the Grand Army, in regard to sums payable to him assigned by the Emperor upon foreign countries.
FOLDER 1227 Soult, Nicolas Jean de Dieu (1769-1851), entered army in 1785, marshal (18040, Duke of Dalmatia (1808), minister of war (1820-1824, 1840-1844), May 1, 1814
a. l. s. Castres, May 1, 1814, recommendation.
FOLDER 1228 Stokoe, John, August 11, 1827
a. l. s. Dieppe, Aug. 11, 1827, to General Gourgaud, asking as a measure of relief, in return for services to Napoleon at Longwood to have an opportunity to sell to the Louvre a painting by Rubens given him by Joseph Bonaparte.
FOLDER 1229 Suchet, Louis Gabriel (1770-1826), general of division (1799), count (1808), marshal (1811), Duke of Albufera de Valencia (1812), July 19, 1821
a. l. s. Paris, July 19, 1821, letter of courtesy.
FOLDER 1220 Vandamme, Dominique René (1770-1820), soldier (1786), general of division (1799), count (1808), June 22, 1795
l. s. June 22, 1795, to Moreau, asking why he was requested to leave his army.
FOLDER 1231 Victor [dit] Claude Victor Perrin (1764-1841), entered army before Revolution, general of division (1797), marshal (1807), Duke of Bellune (1808), peer (1814), minister of war (1821), June 24, 1822; June 17, 1822
d. s. June 24, 1822, apropos of a decoration of the Legion of Honour. + a. l. s. Paris, June 17, 1822, to Mme. Viscountess d'Agault, in regard to the appointment of an officer.
FOLDER 1232 Vidocq, Eugène François (1775-1857), head of brigade de sureté (1809-1827), January 10, 1829
a. l. s. Paris, Jan. 10, 1829, relative to his services as detective.
Series 5: Holy Roman Empire
FOLDER 1233 Maximillian I (1459, 1492-1519), 1517
DeRicci Number: 1222
d. s. 1517,to Casimir, margrave of Brandenburg, matter of feudal protection for the family of Wetenheim.
FOLDER 1234 Charles V (1500, 1519-1556, 1558), November 20, [ ? ]
DeRicci Number: 1224
l. s. "del Padro," Nov. 20, [ ], to the Duke del Infantado, personal (in Spanish).
FOLDER 1235 Isabella, Empress of H. R. E. (1504-1529), wife of Charles V, May 2, 1526
DeRicci Number: 1225
l. s. Seville, May 2, 1526, to the Duke del Infantado, thanking him for a recent letter and for certain information sent to her by him (in Spanish).
FOLDER 1236 Ferdinand I (1502, 1556-1564), May, 1552
DeRicci Number: 1226
d. s. May 1552, matter of administrations, appointments.
FOLDER 1237 Ferdinand, Archduke (1529-1595), Count of Tyrol, second son of Ferdinand I, chiefly known in German history for his romantic marriage with the beautiful Philippina Welser, January 4, 1569
DeRicci Number: 1227
d. s. Jan. 4, 1569, minor administrative matter.
FOLDER 1238 Maximillian II (1527, 1564-1576), August 17, 1575; no date
DeRicci Number: 1228
l. s. Prague, Aug. 17, 1575, to Philip, Count of Hanau, notification of a meeting of the electors on the 21st of September. + d. s. s. d., in Latin, paper degenerated.
FOLDER 1230 Maria, Empress H. R. E. ( -1602), wife of Maximillian II, daughter of Charles V, October 20, 1574
DeRicci Number: 1239
l. s. Vienna, Oct. 20, 1574, with postscript of three lines autograph, to Don Juan de Cuñiga, ambassador of Spain at Rome, asking him to recommend to the general of the Jesuit Order Dona Catherine de Mendoza, who desires to obtain a grace of the Holy See (in Spanish).
FOLDER 1240 RUDOLPH II (1522, 1576-1612), November 12, 1601
l. s. Nov. 12, 1601 official appointment.
FOLDER 1241 MATHIAS (1557, 1612-1619), no date
l. s. s. d., to the Burgomaster and Council of Wimpfen, minor political matter.
FOLDER 1242 Ferdinand II (1578, 1619-1627), August 21, 1622
d. s. Vienna, Aug. 21, 1622, minor administrative matter.
FOLDER 1242 Eleanore of Gonzaga, Empress of Germany ( -1655), second wife of Ferdinand II, September 25, 1622
a. l. s. Eberstorff, Sept. 25, 1622, to Louis XIII, letter of courtesy.
FOLDER 1244 Leopold William, archduke of Austria (1614-1662), bishop of Straussburg, governor of the Netherlands, fourth son of Ferdinand II, April 14, 1628
l. s. Vienna, Apr. 14, 1628, to Louis of Anhalt, his uncle, a complaint conversing a person of a religious order, who with four musketeers had invaded a farm.
FOLDER 1245 Ferdinand III (1608, 1627-1657), December 7, 1628; no date
d. s. Vienna, Dec. 7, 1628, minor legal matter of a landed gentleman. + d. s. Vienna, s. d., granting certain privileges to Vlerius Martinus.
FOLDER 1246 Ferdinand IV, King of Hungary and Bohemia (1622-1654), oldest son of Emperor Ferdinand III, October 7, 1647
l. s. Eberstoff, Oct. 7, 1647, to Jadze, councilor of the city of Mautern, stressing the necessity of strengthening the recruiting and caring for the soldiers.
FOLDER 1247 Leopold I (1640, 1658-1705), November 14, 1702
d. s. Vienna, Nov. 14, 1702, to the Bishop of Wersheim, Duke of Laconia, refusing the return of the bishop's corps and asking for more troops during the winter which he promises to subsist.
FOLDER 1248 Maria Elizabeth, Archduchess of Austria, daughter of Leopold I (H. R. E.), governor of the Low Countries (1725), October 15, 1726
l. s. Brussels, Oct. 15, 1726, to General Simon de Bauffe, instructing him to inspect and report upon the chateau and fortifications of Ghent on his return from Audenarde.
FOLDER 1249 Joseph I (1678, 1705-1711), October 24, 1710
DeRicci Number: 1249
l. s. Vienna, Oct. 24, 1710, to Princess Agnes, referring to a complaint of the now ruling Prince of Anhalt concerning interests of a certain magistrate which he has not received.
FOLDER 1250 Charles VI (1685, 1711-1740), 1718
d. s. 1718, with thirteen autograph lines confirming the nomination of officers, to represent Hungary and Croatia in a negotiation for peace with the Ottoman Porte (in Latin).
FOLDER 1251 Charles VII (1697, 1740-1745), October 4, 1742
l. s. Oct. 4, 1742, to the Count of Vermont, president of the Imperial Chamber Court, instructions as to the discharge of his duties.
FOLDER 1253 Francis I (1708, 1740-1765), August 29, 1720; June 22, 1724; January 6, 1740; April 2, 1758
l. s. Lunéville, Aug. 29, 1720, as Duke of Lorraine, legal matter concerning the award of medals. + l. s. Luxembourg, June 22, 1724, letter of courtesy (in French). + l. s. Vienna, Jan 6, 1740, to the Archbishop of Florence, letter of courtesy (in French). + l. s. Vienna, Apr. 2, 1758, to the Cardinal Bishop of Ravensport, letter of courtesy.
BOX 19 FOLDER 1252 Maria Theresa, Queen of Hungary and Bohemia (1717-1780), wife of Francis I, mother of Marie Antoinette, January 8, 1745
d. s. Vienna, Jan. 8, 1745, concerning a judicial procedure.
FOLDER 1254 Maria Anne (1728-1789), abbess of the noble chapter of Prague, daughter of Francis I, July 20, 1795
a. l. s. July 20, 1795, in regard to the death of a brother (in French).
FOLDER 1255 Joseph II (1741, 1765-1790), July 2, 1779
l. s. July 2, 1779, to a Prince Elector regarding privleges of the family of Carl Henry William, Count of Leining in Augsburg, countersigned by Colloredo.
Series 6: Anhalt-Bernburg
FOLDER 1256 Christian II, Duke of (1599, 1620-1656), August 20, 1652
a. l. s. Aug. 20, 1652, to a Prince, minor administrative matter.
Series 7: Anhalt-Dessau
FOLDER 1257 Leopold I, Prince of (1676, 16792-1747), "Der Alte Dessauer" of Frederick II's early campaigns, May 11, 1725
l. s. Dessau, May 11, 1725, instructions concerning the disposition of 200 florins of doubtful origin.
Series 8: Austria
FOLDER 1258 Frederick, Duke of, 1465
DeRicci Number: 1258
d. s. 1465, to the Bishop of Würzburg and Bamberg, referring to ecclesiastical matters.
FOLDER 1259 John, Archduke of (1782-1859), general, promoter of agriculture and the arts, February 20, 1819
a. l. s. Vienna, Feb. 20, 1819, to a friend about his estate and its agricultural progress.
FOLDER 1260 Ferdinand I, Emperor of (1792, 1825-1848, 1875), November, 1847
d. s. Nov. 1847, grant of clemency to one guilty of treason.
FOLDER 1261 Maximillian Ferdinand (1822-1867), brother of Francis Joseph, Emperor of Austria, himself "Emperor of Mexico", June 5, 1862
a. l. s. Miramar, June 5, 1862, personal.
Series 9: Baden
FOLDER 1263 Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of (1728, 1728-1811), received the grand ducal title from Napoleon upon his entry into the Confederation of Rhine, June 20, 1804
l. s. Carlsruhe, June 20, 1804, notification of the marriage of his granddaughter, Princess Wilhelmina Louisa of Baden with the hereditary Prince of Hesse, Karl Ludwig.
Series 10: Bavaria
FOLDER 1262 Caroline, Queen of (1776-1841), wife of Maximillian I, November 24, 1825
a. l. s. Munich, Nov. 24, 1825, acknowledging a note of condolence upon the death of her husband (in French).
FOLDER 1264 Louis, King of (1786, 1825-1848, 1868), April 25, 1851
a. l. s. Rome, Apr. 25, 1851, obliging a correspondent with an example of his handwriting (in English).
Series 11: Brandenburg-Bayreuth
FOLDER 1265 Albert, Margrave of (1522-1557), August 2, 1552
DeRicci Number: 1265
l. s. Aug. 2, 1552, to Augustus, Duke of Saxony, requesting a loan of 20,000 thalers and horses to continue the war.
FOLDER 1266 Frederick, Margrave of (1725-1762), January, 1750
a. l. s. Jan. 1750, New Year's greeting (in French).
FOLDER 1267 Wilhelmina of Prussia, Margravine of (1709-1758), sister of Frederick the Great, [c.1755]; no date
a. l. s. [c. 1755], to Chevalier de Folard, an urgent request that he see her as soon as possible about matters of great importance (in French). + a. l. s. The draft of Folard's reply to effect that he cannot get away (in French).
FOLDER 1268 Rudolph Augustus, Duke of (1627, 1666-1704), May 22, 1684
l. s. Brunswick, May 22, 1684, to the Elector of Brandenburg, Frederick William, concerning a petition.
FOLDER 1269 Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of (1725, 1780-1806), commanded Prussian army in the invasion of France (1792), mortally wounded at Auerstädt (1806), September 29, 1796
a. l. s. Minden, Sept. 29, 1796, letter of courtesy (in French).
Series 12: Brunswick
FOLDER 1270 Rudolph Augustus, Duke of (1627, 1666-1704)
DeRicci Number: 1270
l. s. Brunswick, May 23, 1684, to the Elector of Brandenburg, Frederick William, concerning a petition
FOLDER 1270 Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of (1735, 1780-1806), commanded Prussian army in the invasion of France (1792), mortally wounded at Auerstadt (1806).
DeRicci Number: 1270
a.l.s. Minden, Sept. 29, 1796, letter of courtesy (in French).
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