A Narrative of Memorable Events in Paris: Preceding the Capitulation, and During the Occupancy of That City by the Allied Armies, in the Year 1814; Being Extracts from the Journal of a Detenu, Who Continued a Prisoner, on Parole, in the French Capital, Fr




      A Narrative of Memorable Events in Paris: Preceding the Capitulation, and During the Occupancy of That City by the Allied Armies, in the Year 1814; Being Extracts from the Journal of a Detenu, Who Continued a Prisoner, on Parole, in the French Capital, Fr
Excerpt from A Narrative of Memorable Events in Paris Preceding the Capitulation, and During the Occupancy of That City by the Allied Armies, in the Year 1814 Being Extracts From the Journal of a Detenu, Who Continued a Prisoner, on Parole, in the French Capital, From the Year 1803 to 1814 Also, AnecdotesServations, and researches, he was detained as a prisoner but, as a particular favour, from in timacy with some of the savans of Paris, he was allowed to return to that city, in place of being sent to Valenciennes, where many other English detenus were consigned The fortunes of war and conquest at length released him from military confinement, as stated in page 96 of this narrative During the wh ole of this captivity he was fortunate enough to enjoy a friendly and familiar intercourse with many eminent persons of the French capital He was also honoured in having frequent inter views with the empress Josephine, in her domestic and private station This was a favour which few others possessed, and, of course, afforded a familiar insight into many circumstances which were never proclaimed to the world To one who has been in the habit of keeping a regular daily journal, from infancy, of all events, interesting traits of character, and circumstances connected with art, science, and literature, such an opportunity, and such eventful occurrences, were calculated to awaken than common curiosity and in terest, and he availed himself of it by preserving.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Free Read [ A Narrative of Memorable Events in Paris: Preceding the Capitulation, and During the Occupancy of That City by the Allied Armies, in the Year 1814; Being Extracts from the Journal of a Detenu, Who Continued a Prisoner, on Parole, in the French Capital, Fr ] By [ Unknown ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – heartforum.co.uk

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  • A Narrative of Memorable Events in Paris: Preceding the Capitulation, and During the Occupancy of That City by the Allied Armies, in the Year 1814; Being Extracts from the Journal of a Detenu, Who Continued a Prisoner, on Parole, in the French Capital, Fr
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