Claude-Charles Coster letters, 1781-1806 (bulk 1790-1791). (Book, 1781) [WorldCat.org]
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Claude-Charles Coster letters, 1781-1806 (bulk 1790-1791).

Author: Claude-Charles CosterCharles-Juste Beauvau, prince dePierre Vincent BenoîtLouis François BertinAnt -Fr Bertrand-de-MollevilleAll authors
Edition/Format:   Manuscript   Archival Material : French
Publication:French Revolution manuscript collection.
Summary:
Bound manuscript consisting mainly of 244 letters from Coster to Beauveau, written from 1790-1791, containing extracts from the minutes of France's Constituent Assembly and observations on the latest political developments and incidents in Paris, including eyewitness accounts of some events. Coster also describes his own salary negotiations at length. Bound with these letters are transcripts of poems and songs  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Personal narratives
Songs
Poems
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Claude-Charles Coster; Charles-Juste Beauvau, prince de; Pierre Vincent Benoît; Louis François Bertin; Ant -Fr Bertrand-de-Molleville; Jean-François Joly de Fleury; Trophime-Gérard Lally-Tolendal, marquis de; Charles-Guillaume Lambert; Arnaud de Laporte; Louis-Charles René Marbeuf, comte de; Jacques Necker; Paul Hulwig
OCLC Number: 63937174
Language Note: In French.
Notes: Related material is held at Cornell in the Lafayette Collection, the Pamphlets and Graphics components of the French Revolution Collection, and the Lavoisier Collection, all located in the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections.
Description: 2 volumes ([373], [311] leaves) ; 23 cm

Abstract:

Bound manuscript consisting mainly of 244 letters from Coster to Beauveau, written from 1790-1791, containing extracts from the minutes of France's Constituent Assembly and observations on the latest political developments and incidents in Paris, including eyewitness accounts of some events. Coster also describes his own salary negotiations at length. Bound with these letters are transcripts of poems and songs relating to the French Revolution, minor quotations from a book published in 1806, and 40 letters by others written during the period from 1788-1792. Correspondents other than Coster include Pernot, abbé Arrighi, the marquis d'Argence, Pierre Vincent Benoît, Louis François Bertin, the marquis d'Amboise, Jean-François Joly de Fleury, Charles-Guillaume Lambert, Antoine-François comte de Bertrand de Moleville, Arnaud de Laporte, Louis-Charles-René comte de Marbeuf, and Trophime-Gérard marquis de Lally-Tolendal, with two short notes by Jacques Necker.

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