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Launey, Bernard René Jourdan marquis de 1740-1789

Overview
Works: 41 works in 68 publications in 3 languages and 126 library holdings
Genres: Trials, litigation, etc  History  Parodies, imitations, etc  Humor  Pamphlets  Military history  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Bernard René Jourdan Launey
La derniere piece du fameux collier by Pierre Chesnon( Book )

1 edition published in 1786 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Requête au roi pour le comte de Cagliostro : contre le sieur Chesnon, fils ... etle sieur de Launay by Alessandro Cagliostro( Book )

2 editions published in 1787 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mémoire pour le Comte de Cagliostro, demandeur contre Me Chesnon et le Sieur de Launay by Alessandro Cagliostro( Book )

2 editions published in 1786 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'audience des enfers ; dialogue entre MM. De L., de Flesselles, de Sauvigny, et Foulon. [A satire.] by Bernard René Jourdan Launey( Book )

2 editions published in 1789 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Testament de Charles de Launay, gouverneur de la Bastille( Book )

2 editions published in 1789 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Quatre traîtres aux enfers. Dialogue. [Between Jourdan de Launay, de Flesselles, Foulon, and Bertier de Sauvigny.] by TRAÎTRES( Book )

1 edition published in 1789 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memorial for Comte de Cagliostro, plaintiff, versus Maitre Chesnon, Jun ... and le Sieur de Launay ... defendants by Alessandro Cagliostro( Book )

2 editions published in 1786 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Réponse a la piece importante du sieur de Launey ... pour le comte de Cagliostro : contre le sieur de Launey ... et le sieur Chesnon, fils by Alessandro Cagliostro( Book )

1 edition published in 1787 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Testament de C. de Launay, gouverneur de la Bastille by Bernard René Jourdan Launey( Book )

1 edition published in 1789 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Les Quatre traîtres aux enfers. Dialogue. [Between Jourdan de Launay, de Flesselles, Foulon, and Bertier de Sauvigny.] by TRAÎTRES( Book )

1 edition published in 1789 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Au roi et a nosseigneurs de son conseil by Alessandro Cagliostro( Book )

1 edition published in 1787 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

French Revolution manuscript collection( )

in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Financial documents include statements specifying architectural repairs done in 1789 and their cost; an 1805 letter from French printer Firmin Didot presenting his terms for printing official government stamps and seals; and documents on financial and administrative affairs of the Catholic Church in France. Military documents include service records, discharges, brevets, orders, commissions, and documents listing army rations and pay, dating from ca. 1790-1815, including an 1815 report on French cavalry listing troop strengths by regiment. Also included is correspondence among army and navy officers detailing problems, plans, and recommendations concerning supplies, personnel, troop movements, desertion, and finances. In addition, the collection includes a few letters by artists and writers from this period through 1868, including Jacques-Louis David and Victor Hugo. Includes a French coin, dated 1792
Signed handwritten letter from Bernard-René Jourdan, Marquis de Launay, governor of the Bastille, to a Mr. Moreau regarding a building project with accompanying engraving of Launay by Bernard René Jourdan Launey( )

in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Rewritten from dealer description: This item is a handwritten letter in French from the Bernard-René Jourdan de Launay, governor of the Bastille, to Mr. Moreau. The letter is signed 'Launey' and dated March 3, 1779. Launay wrote to Moreau regarding materials for a building project under the St. Antoine bridge. The identity of this Mr. Moreau is unknown. A portion of the text reads as: "Vous me prévenés que la ville sera dans le cas de faire travailler sous le pont St Antoine, mettre des échafauds des matériaux et des ouvriers dans les fossés de la Bastille. Il ne peut le permettre à moins que je n'aye un ordre du ministre." An engraved portrait of de Launay is included with the letter. A printed caption below the image states: Delaunay Gouverneur de la Bastille. A Parisian address is printed is below the caption in smaller print
Loffice de Noël by Catholic Church( )

1 edition published in 1768 in Latin and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Calligraphic manuscript of the Christmas liturgy and music
Memorial for Comte de Cagliostro, plaintiff, versus Maitre Chesnon ... and le Sieur de Luanay ... defendents by Giuseppe Balsomo( Book )

1 edition published in 1786 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Late eighteenth-century French political manuscripts( )

in French and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consists mainly of government documents and official correspondence on matters of politics, finances, and government administration. Included is an order signed by Louis XIV for the arrest and deportation of an escaped black slave, dated 1771; a legal document dated 1777, involving repayment of a debt by the marquis and marquise de Launay; authorization of payment of a bill for the comte d'Artois (the future king Charles X) in 1787, signed by Armand Jules François de Polignac; and assorted other documents signed by Marie Antoinette, Louis XVI, and others
 
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Alternative Names
Bernard de Launay

Bernard-René de Launay

Bernard-René de Launay Commander of the Bastille

Bernard-René Jordan de Launay französischer Gefängniskommandant

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Bernard René Jourdan Launey

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Languages
French (57)

English (4)

Latin (1)