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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms fr-01785
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  315 x 201mm
Extent:  1 fol.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-1b
Language:  French
Place:  Paris
Date:  1804-05-18 (after)
Other type of date:  11e de l'an XIII
Comments to date:  The date seems to be incomplete: month is missing. "An XIII" can be either 1804 or 1805, but when the letter was sent, Napoléon was already Emperor ("Sire"). The Empire was proclaimed on May 18, 1804, and Napoléon crowned on December 2, the same year.
Short summary:  Request for the Emperor's support for an appointment as treasurer of the Senate
Person:  Chaptal, Jean-Antoine, 1756-1832, Chemist, Physician, Politician, Minister, author
Person:  Napoléon I, emperor of the French, 1769 (Ajaccio)-1821, addressee
COMMENTS
Comments:  Chaptal became treasurer of the Senate after his resignation from the Ministry of the Interior
IMAGES
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