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Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873



  • Existence: 1808 - 1873

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Count Itwa bound manuscript

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1361
Scope and Contents Handwritten and bound manuscript in French entitled "LES FOLIES D'UN PENSEUR" (The Foolishness of a Thinker). The item contains various writings on philosophical topics such as the process by which authors are inspired, and how men come to worship God. It also contains some thoughts on the human condition. These are followed by a long dissertation on Napoleon (1769-1821) and Napoleon III (1808-1873). The author writes about the latter's politics, character, and morality. Following these...
Dates: 1851-1863

Victoria letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 701
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter dated October 7, 1855 and written at Balmoral Castle. Victoria writes about her visit with the French emperor Napoleon III. She describes the personality of the emperor and relates her impressions of her tour around Paris. Victoria also expresses her great satisfaction with the proposal of Prince Frederick William of Prussia to marry her daughter "Vicky" as well as with hearing the news of the fall of Sevastopol'.

Dates: 1855 October 7

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