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1796 ALMANAC ARMY AND NAVY LIST OF THE ARMY IN JAMAICA
STAFF 
 
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1796 - Evacuation of Leghorn (Livorno)
1796 - Evacuation of Leghorn (Livorno)
 
 
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1810 - Basque Roads
1810 - Basque Roads
Naval History of Great Britain - Vol. V 
 
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A family of Quaker doctors
A family of Quaker doctors
By Ursula M. Redwood (née Hale),
Second wife of Sir Thomas Boverton Redwood, 2nd Bt
 
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A few observations by historians on the Napoleonic Code (Submitted by Tom Holmberg)
A few observations by historians on the Napoleonic Code (Submitted by Tom Holmberg)
 
 
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A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Great Btittain and Ireland - Vol 2
A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Great Btittain and Ireland - Vol 2
 
 
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A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage
A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage
 
 
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A Political Index to the Histories of Great Britain - Vol II of III
A Political Index to the Histories of Great Britain - Vol II of III
 
 
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A Political Index to the Histories of_Gr Br Vol II of III 2
A Political Index to the Histories of_Gr Br Vol II of III 2
 
 
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A topographical history of Surrey, by E.W. Brayley assisted by J. Britton
A topographical history of Surrey, by E.W. Brayley assisted by J. Britton
 
 
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A topographical history of Surrey, by E.W. Brayley assisted by J. Britton
A topographical history of Surrey, by E.W. Brayley assisted by J. Britton
 
 
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Aboukir Bay 1801
Aboukir Bay 1801
 
 
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Action of 13 January 1797
Action of 13 January 1797
74-gun ship Droits de l'Homme vs HMS Indefatigable, and HMS Amazon 
 
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Action of 31th May 1796
Action of 31th May 1796
Action of 31 may 1796 
 
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Agent for Transport
Agent for Transport
 
 
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Alumni cantabrigienses - Vol1, pt1
Alumni cantabrigienses - Vol1, pt1
 
 
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Alumni cantabrigienses - Vol1, pt2
Alumni cantabrigienses - Vol1, pt2
 
 
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Alumni cantabrigienses - Vol2, pt1
Alumni cantabrigienses - Vol2, pt1
 
 
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Alumni cantabrigienses - Vol2, pt2
Alumni cantabrigienses - Vol2, pt2
 
 
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Alumni cantabrigienses - Vol3, pt1
Alumni cantabrigienses - Vol3, pt1
 
 
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Alumni cantabrigienses - Vol3, pt2
Alumni cantabrigienses - Vol3, pt2
 
 
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Alumni cantabrigienses - Vol4, pt1
Alumni cantabrigienses - Vol4, pt1
 
 
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Alumni cantabrigienses - Vol4, pt2
Alumni cantabrigienses - Vol4, pt2
 
 
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Alumni cantabrigienses - Vol5, pt2
Alumni cantabrigienses - Vol5, pt2
 
 
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Alumni cantabrigienses - Vol6, pt2
Alumni cantabrigienses - Vol6, pt2
 
 
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Alumni oxonienses - Vol 1
Alumni oxonienses - Vol 1
 
 
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Alumni oxonienses - Vol 2
Alumni oxonienses - Vol 2
 
 
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Alumni oxonienses - Vol 3
Alumni oxonienses - Vol 3
 
 
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An Account of the Rise, Progress and State of the London Hospital 1740-1775
An Account of the Rise, Progress and State of the London Hospital 1740-1775
 
 
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Annals and Legends of Calais
Annals and Legends of Calais
 
 
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Annual register
Annual register
Thomas Fuller-Harnett at pages 693 (433) and 771 (511) 
 
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Army and Navy Chronicle 1 jan-30 jun 1839 Vol VIII
Army and Navy Chronicle 1 jan-30 jun 1839 Vol VIII
 
 
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Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette
Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette
Thursday 11 September 1890 - Charles Pooley Obit 
 
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Battles of the British Navy
Battles of the British Navy
 
 
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Beeldvorming over het Oosten
Beeldvorming over het Oosten
De Griekse onafhankelijkheidsstrijd in de contemporaine pers van de Zuidelijke Nederlanden. (1821-1832)
Masterproef neergelegd aan de Faculteit Letteren en Wijsbegeerte van de Universiteit Gent voor het behalen van de graad van Master in de Geschiedenis 
 
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Biographical notes
Biographical notes
 
 
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Biographical notes fo Joseph Fox Jr.
Biographical notes fo Joseph Fox Jr.
 
 
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Biographical notes for Adm. George Keith Elphinstone
Biographical notes for Adm. George Keith Elphinstone
 
 
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Biographical notes for Admiral George Cockburn
Biographical notes for Admiral George Cockburn
 
 
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Biographical Notes for Admiral Horatio Nelson
Biographical Notes for Admiral Horatio Nelson
 
 
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Biographical notes for Lady Hammilton
Biographical notes for Lady Hammilton
 
 
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Biographical notes for Lord Byron
Biographical notes for Lord Byron
 
 
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Biographical Notes for Maria Anna Bonaparte
Biographical Notes for Maria Anna Bonaparte
From Max Sewell Napoleon Series Research Service Editor

Chandler
"Bonaparte, Elisa, Grande Duchesse de Toscana (1777-1820).
The eldest of Napoleon's three sisters, she married a Corsican, Felix Bacchiochi, in 1797, who duly became Prince of Pombino eight years later. She left her husband soon after, and at Napoleon's request became Grand Duchess of Tuscany, 1809-14.
After retiring to Germany, she became reconciled with her first husband and lived out her life with him at Triest in great luxury. Disliked by Napoleon for her bitter tongue, she in later life befriended the exiled Fouche

Delderfield
"Elisa has the face of a woman without much capacity for affection..." "Elisa revealed very few human weaknesses, pursuing a policy of self-aggrandisement with singlemindedness but less ostentation than her sister Caroline or her younger brother Jerome."
When the family moved from Corsica to Toulon, France in 1793..."The girls , Elisa sixteen, Pauline fourteen and Caroline eleven, were dowerless and in rags." Because of her father Carlos' efforts..."The eldest daughter, Elisa, was also receiving a state education at St Cyr outside Paris, where she was to be fed, taught and clothed from the age of seven to twenty and was scheduled, on leaving, to receive a dowry of 3,000 francs, a trousseau and 150 francs for travel expenses to her home." "Elisa who had spent several years at St Cyr and also possessed a keen intelligence, was untrained to do the kind of job a sixteen year-old girl might find in a Mediterranean seaport..."
Shortly after October 5, 1795 (after the "The Whiff of Grapeshot")..."Madame, her two flirtatious daughters, and the two youngest children, Caroline and Jerome, were summoned to Paris." (by Bonaparte one must suppose)

Spring, 1798..."Elisa was finding her husband Felice unutterably dull and her frustration showed in a propensity to gossiup, sometimes about the armours of her sister Pauline but more often about the scandalous behaviour of Josephine at Malmaison. Recognized as an intelligent woman, with excellent literary and artistic tastes, she did not possess the temperment to enjoy the Buonaparte good fortune. When she was not intriguing against her detested sister-in-law she was presiding over a salon of writers and painters. She kept Joseph, as temporary head of the family, well informed on everything that was talking place at Malmaison, but although the animosity between the Buonapartes and Josephine was discussed in every drawing-room in Paris there was no open breach as yet but only a war of innuendo. For instance Elisa commented on Josephine's failure to produce an heir. 'It may be Napoleon's fault,' complained Josephine, to which Elisa replied: 'Ah sister, I know you have had two children but after all, you were young then!'"

1798..."But it was not infidelity alone that worried the Buonapartes, for only the stern Letizia regarded the marriage tie as binding. What concerned them far more was josephine's terrible extravagance, and every day Elisa came bustling up with stories of the Creole's gigantic shopping sprees. They decided a divorce must follow Napoleon's return." Later..."Elisa and Lucien were in trouble again. As in all large families, the Buonapartes had their brother-sister alliances and the malicious Elisa had always sided with the stormy and unpredictable Lucien. during the Consulate period it was these two, as well as Jerome, who caused Napoleon anxiety by their involvement in Family scandals...Between them Elisa and Lucien set themselves up as leaders of the dramatic, literary and artistic coteries in Paris and for the most part their activies were harmless enough, although they were inclined to encourage their friends to regard the First Consul as a Philistine.

Bruce
Bonaparte, Elisa (formerly Anna Maria; later Mme Bacchiocchi).
1792..."Although the French army was fleeing before the Austrians, and the La Fere Regiment was serving with the Army of the South, the newly promoted Captain Bonaparte felt greater concern about his brother Joseph's electoral hopes in Corsica. Fortunately, Anna Maria's--now Elisa's--royal school near Versailles was to be shut down, and Napoleon applied for permission to escort his sister 'on the dangerous road to Ajaccio,' as well as for further leave and for 352 livres 'for traveling expenses'...
At the end of August 1792, while the Prussian army was advancing upon Paris, Napoleon and his sister journeyed south by easy stages, spending a month in Marseilles and arriving in Corsica at the end of October.
1797..."Elisa, however plain and pretentious, needed Josephine as an ally. She was the only ill-favored one of the sisters and Mme de Reemusat wrote: 'Those things we call arms and legs looked as though they had been haphazardly stuck onto her body..a most disagreeable ensemble.' Now twenty-three, she had had trouble finding a husband, and six weeks earlier, against Napoleon's wishes, had married an insignificant Corsican , Captain Felix Bacchiocchi. At Josephine's pleading, the General consented to a blessing of the Bacchiocchi civil union at the same time as the Leclerc marriage. It was she who organized the magnificent joint religious service in the Mombello oratory and the ball that followed, and even the stately honeymoon--no fewer than thirty persons accompanied Pauline and her husband to Lake Como. The General's presents to his family were sumptuous: immense dowries for both brides; a promotion for Leclerc, a promotion for Bacchiocchi too, and a post for him in Ajaccio.
24.11.1782 granted scholarship at St Cyr;
22.6.1784 at St cyr with her father

Elisa went from 24.11.1782 until august 1792 to school at St. Cyr near Paris. On this elegant boarding school for the daughters of the poor military nobility only two or three places (of 150) were available for Corsican girls. The girls were supposed to stay there until they were 20 years old but in 1792 St Cyr was suppressed. Napoleon brought her home to Corsica in that year but in 1793 the family had to flee from Corsica to France when the Paolists with help from the english "freed" Corsica and Napoleon turned against Paoli. Although his father Carlo had been a personal friend of Paoli between 1765 and 1769 the Bonaparte family belonged at last to the french side now.
Between 1793 and 1797 Elisa lived with her mother in or near Marseille.

Marseille was an independent city-state for several centuries and in the years 1792-1793 opposed the government. After 1793 the city was governed by right-wing military men favoring the royalist point of view. It could perhaps have been possible for English merchant-ships to enter the harbor in the period 1796 - 1798, but only when they were flying neutral flags and carrying false papers.

In 1795 Napoleon, who was out of favour and pennyless during a short period that year, could borrow 30.000 livres from his friend des Mazis (military school Brienne) to support his mother who lived without means of keeping herself and her younger children. Enemies of the Bonaparte family had no hesitation in saying she solved her problems by turning her house into a brothel !!!
Elisa married Félix (Pasquale) Bacciochi in Marseille on the first of may 1797. On the 5th of may 1797 her marriage with Felix and that of her sister Pauline with General Leclerc were consecrated in the castle Monbello near Verona. The whole Bonaparte family with Napoleon and Josephine de Beauharnais were there and celebrated the succesfull Italian campaign of Napoleon.

According to the Dictionnary of National Biographies, volume XVII,p.255-7, Sir Gilbert Elliott, first earl of Minto, 1751-1810 was in charge in Toulon in 1793 and viceroy of Corsica 1794-26 Oct 1796. Nelson came in july 1796 to Ajaccio. Gilbert was educated at Pension Militaire in Fontainebleau with Mirabeau. His father was the third baronet of Minto, his mother:Agnes Dalrymple Murray Kynynmoumnd. His life in 3 vols by his grd-niece was published in 1874.

In october 1796 Corsica was conquered by the French again and Paoli left for England. In june 1797 Elisa went with her mother to Corsica for the restauration of the plundered family-house in Corte and in autumn 1797 Félix Bacciochi went with Lucien Bonaparte to Spain. 
 
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Biographical Notes for Mario Giuseppe Luiggi Peraldi
Biographical Notes for Mario Giuseppe Luiggi Peraldi
 
 
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Biographical notes of Napoléon Bonaparte
Biographical notes of Napoléon Bonaparte
 
 
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Biographie William 'the Conqueror'
Biographie William 'the Conqueror'
 
 
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Biography Alexander 'the Great'
Biography Alexander "the Great"
 
 
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Biography of Admiral Edward Pellew
Biography of Admiral Edward Pellew
 
 
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Biography of Admiral Edward Pellew (2)
Biography of Admiral Edward Pellew (2)
 
 

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