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Saragossa, Spain : siege and capture of
the town, 127 ; prisoners taken there
sent to France, 119.

Sarthe, Department of the: armed gather-
ings (Year vill. ), I, 2, 3 ; flying columns
to pursue robbers in that Department
(Jan. 1813), 266; the Prefect blamed
for not having organised the National
Guard there (1815), 345.

Sassi della Tosa to be reprieved, 240.

Saunier, General, to command a flying
column in the Deux-Nethes, and the
Bouches-de-1'Escaut (Dec. 1813), 324.

Savary, General, Due de Rovigo, Minister
of Police : letters to him, 185. 186,
187, 189, 190, 195, 196, 198, 199, 205,
209, 211, 212, 213, 215, 216, 217, 219,

221, 224, 225, 227, 228, 229, 230, 232,
233, 234, 235, 237, 241, 242, 243, 245,
246, 249, 250, 252, 257, 258, 260, 266,
267, 269, 272, 273, 274, 276, 289, 292,
296, 297, 307, 308. 311, 312, 313,

3 J 5- 323, 327, 328, 330; sent to the
Prince of the Asturias at Madrid,
76 ; his faults and virtues as a general
in Spain, 100 ; he is warned to avoid

diplomatic conversations, and not to
send instructions to French Ministers to
foreign Courts, 250 ; the Emperor's dis-
pleasure at his apparent endeavour to
make him incline to peace, 290, 291 ;
his petty passions, and share in his wife's
personal spites, 332 ; he is ordered to
send 500 gendarmes to Antwerp (May
1815), 339-

Savary, Mine Duchesse de Rovigo, 332.

Savoie, Maurice de, 19.

Savona : the Pope's place of residence
(1809-1812), 148, 154, 222, 223, 225,
226, 252 ; the Pope brought back
there (Jan. 1814), 328.

: - the Bishop of: summoned to Paris,
(Nov. 1810), 216, 225.

Saxe-Coburg, family of, 118.

Saxony : French troops and officials there
(1808), 98, 99 ; Saxon troops with the
Grand Armee, 138 ; Baron de Serra to
request the King to send all his re-
maining cavalry to the Grand Armee
(April 1813), 280.

Prince Albert of, 113.

Scheldt, the, 161, 165.

Schimmelpenninck. Grand Pensionary of
Holland, 160, 183.

Schleitz, Germany, 136, 137.

Schmalkalden, arms fact' >ry at, 36, 37.

Schneider, leader of the Vorarlberg rebels,


Schonbrunn, Palace of: letters dated
thence, 125, 127, 128, 131, 132, 133,

134, I35> !39> HO, 142, 143, J 44, 145,
146, 147, 148, 150, 151, 152, 154, 155,
156, 157, 158, 159, 162, 163.

Schwartzenberg, Prince : present to be
made to him on the Emperor's mar-
riage, 176; employed during the Rus-
sian campaign, 264.

Schwerin, town of, 284.

Sebastiani, General Comte : his division
sent- to Spain, 104 ; commands the
army in Andalusia (Oct. 1810), 209.

Seguier, Consul at Trieste, 297.

Mme, 224, 225.

Seminaries and Seminarists : seminaries
closed, and seminarists sent to the
army and to Lycees, 311 ; professors
obliged to take an oath to teach the
tenets of 1682, 315.

Semonville, Comte, receives the order of
St. Leopold, 236.

Senart, Forest of, Trappist monastery,

37 6


Senate, the, not involved in the anarchist
plot, 1808, Fouche suggests action
against it, 93, 94, 97, 98.

decree of the, 103.

Sequestration of property belonging to
guilty or rebellious persons in France
and elsewhere, 49, 108, in, 237, 258,
342 ; of the property of the Spanish
grandees in rebellion against King
Joseph, 107-110; of that of the
German princes and nobles in the
Austrian service, 117, 125; of that of
the former King of Naples, in Rome,


Serra, Baron de, Minister Plenipotentiary
to the Saxon Court : letter to him, 280 ;
spy system to be organised in Austria,
1 1 8.

Serurier, Mons. , Secretary of Embassy in
Holland: ordered to take charge of
French affairs there (1810), 184 ; direc-
tions as to his line of conduct in Hol-
land (June 1810), 186.

Servari, Senator, 98.

Sheep, seized in Spain, 89.

Sienna, Italy, 109.

Simeon, Comte, Councillor of State, with
King Jerome in Westpha ia, 61, 62,
70, 71.

Simplon, the, 337.

SI. e, the, 165.

Smugglers, 251.

Smolensk, Russia ; blown up by Ney,

Soglia, the Pope's Chaplain at Savona,

Solano, Spanish General, 82, 84, 85.

Souham, General, ordered to destroy the
enemy's bridge at Mulberg (4th Oct.

1813). 317, 3i 8 -

Soult, General, Marshal, Due de Dal-
matie : letters to him, 22, 101, 103, 347:
language to be used by him in dealing
with Sweden, 75 ; strength of his troops
in Germany, 102, 103 ; pursues the
English to Lugo, 114; gives warning
of Argenton's treason, 131; strength of
his troops (Oct. 1809), 163 ; he com-
mands the army of Andalusia (Oct.
1810), 209 ; is given chief command of
the army in Spain (July 1813), 293,
294, 295, 297, 310; is to have no
special pay as the Emperor's Lieu-
tenant- General in Spain, 300.

Spa, gaming tables at, 45.

Spain : ships sent thence to Egypt (Year

ix.), 7> 8; Lucien Bonaparte's embassy,
negotiations for a treaty against Portu-
gal, 7, 8, 9, 10, n, 12, 13-17 ; junc-
tion of the Spmish and French fleets,
10 ; sale of >panisfi ships to France,
IO ; auxiliary Spanish troops serving in
Germany, 76; reason given by Napoleon
to Portugal for his disagreement with
Spain, 71 ; Charles IV. of Spain pro-
tests against his own abdication, 80,
82 ; the Spanish Princes at Bayonne,
79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85 ; reg ncy of
the Junta, 81, 82, 83, 84 ; the Spanish
King and Princes in France (see Charles
IV. and Ferdinand VII. ); disturbances
and revolts against the French (April,
May 1808), 81, 87 ; the Spanish crown
jewels to be pledged, 88 ; the Baylen
business, loo, 105 ; French troops
withdrawn from Germany for service
in Spain, 102; disarmament of the
country, hostages to be taken, 104,
105 ; property owned by rebels, gran-
dees of Spain, or others, to be con-
fiscated, 107, 1 10 ; defeat of the English
in Galicia, 114, 153; the French
strength weakened (Ociober 1809^,163;
four Military Governments, plnn to in-
coroorate the country, up to the Ebro,
with France, orders for the better
managementof the finances (iSthFebru-
ary 1810), 171, 172 ; desertions from the
Irish battalion recruited from English
prisoners, 187 ; abuses and peculation
rife in General Kellerman's Military
Government, 200 ; ditto in Biscay
and Navarre, 201 ; complaints of the
Spanish authorities as to peculation,
etc., by the French Generals, 207;
Spanish crown jewels carried off by
Frenchmen to Naples, inquiries to be
made there (Aug. 1811), 245; excel-
lent military position of the French
armies in Spain (October 1810), 208,
209; Napoleon's opinion of the Spinish
troops, and of Spaniards in general,
loo, 104 ; he desires his troops may
move on the Portuguese frontier, if
the English really have retired, 283 ;
French defeat at Vittoria, and its
consequences ; the chief command
conferred on the Duke of Dalmatia
(July 1813); the King to retire to
Pampeluna, Bayonne, or Morfontaine,
and to see nobody, 293, 294, 295,
297, 300, 301 ; circular to be sent to



French Ministers abroad to guide their
language as to the battle of Vittoria
(July 1813), 302 ; all wives of generals,
officers, and other women, to be sent
back across the Garonne, 309 ; Cumte
La r orest's secret mission to the Prince
of the Asturias (Nov. 1813). 322, 323.
See Army of Spain, Spanish Army,
Charles IV., and Ferdinand vil.

Spandau, Prussia, 102.

Spencer Smith, correspondence about, 58.

Spezzia, Gulf of, Italy, 87.

Spies and espionage, 22, 78, 118, 304.

Stadion, Count, 286.

family of, 125.

Stae'l, Madame de : measures to be taken
against her, and Napoleon's opinion of
her, 27, 35, 39, 40 ; query as to her
right to call herself Baroness, 205 ; her
book on Germany, passages to be
suppressed, 205, 21 1 ; the Prefect of
Geneva not to see her, 227.

Stains, estate of, 321, 327.

Starhemberg, Mons. de, 68.

Stein, Baron von, ill.

Fraiilein von, 128.

Stephanie-Napoleon, Princess of Baden :
letters to her, 29, 265.

Stettin, Prussia, 102, 214, 228.

Stralsund, Pomerania: the French flag
insulted there (July 1811), 239.

Strasburg : Tyrolese rebels to be sent to
the Citadel, 140, 142.

Strogonoff, Mons. de, 101.

Stuttgart, Germany, 155, 174.

Styria, 118.

Suchet, General, Marshal, Due d'Al-
bufera: he lays siege to Tortosa and
threatens Valencia (October 1810),

Suwaroff, Russian Marshal, 123.

Sweden : Russia and France to force
that country to declare against Eng-
land, 47 ; newspaper articles to be
written against Sweden, 72 ; Napoleon
gives Russia a free hand as regards
Sweden, 113; note on Swedish affairs
to be recast by Mons. d'Hauterive,
273 ; directions as to the treatment of
the Swedes (May 1813), 284; the recep-
tion given the former King of Sweden
at Cassel likely to embroil France with
Sweden, 302.

Charles Xiu., King of: the

Emperor has no intention of dethron-
ing him, 302.

Sweden: Gustavus IV., King of, Count
of Gottorp : newspaper articles to be
written against him, 44, 207 ; French
diplomatic agents in Germany to avoid
meeting him, 244.

Frederica-Dorothea of Baden,

Queen of, 244.

Swift shire (sic), the, British warship, 18.

Switzerland : raising of four Swiss
regiments, 42 ; suggestion that only
France and the States connected with
France should have the right to draw
recruits from Switzerland, 42 ; Swiss
in the Portuguese service, 67 ; publi-
cation of a report showing forth the
communications between the Imperial
Government and the Swiss Confedera-
tion (April 1815), 36.

TAGUS, the, 15.

Talleyrand, Mons. de, Prince de Bene-
vento : letters to him, 17, 18, 28, 30,
39> 59) 86 ; he is to see the Count of
Leghorn is beyond Chambery on I4th
July, 17 ; reasons which should lead
the Pope to free him from his priestly
vows. 19, 20; course he is to take with
the Prussian Ambassador to induce
Prussia to disarm, 31-34; orders he is
to transmit to General Dupont Chau-
mont, French Ambassador in Holland,
as to the King's re-establishment of
the nobility, 39, 40; he receives the
Spanish Princes at Valen9ay, 86 ; in-
ventory of the papers seized in his
house (April 1815), 334.
Madame de, 86.

Tarento, Italy, 73, 74.

Targhini, the Pope's cook at Savona,

Talma, actor, gratuity allotted him,


Tarragona, Spain, referred to,

Tascher, Messrs., 69; they marry in
Spain, 179.

Tassoni, Charged' Affaires at Naples, dis-
missed, 261.

Taufers, Tyrol, 142.

Tavera, Mons., 211.

Taylor, correspondence, 58.

Temple, the, Paris, 45, 49.

Testa-Ferrata, Mons., 163.

Teste, General, 289.

Texel, the, 149.

Theatres: expenses connected with, 50;
scenes in, 47, 48, 144 ; gratuities to



actors and actresses of the Comedie

Franaise, 314.

Theatrical performances. See Operas.
Thenard, actor, gratuity allotted him,

3 J 4-
Mile, actress, gratuity allotted her,


Thiebault, General, 36.

Thielman, General, 280.

Thurot, Mons., writes direct to the Em-
peror, 266.

Tiber, Department of the, 132.

Tiflis, town of, 36.

Tippoo-Sultan, 15.

Tissier, refractory priest, 230.

Tobago, Isle of, 17.

Toledo, Spain, 82, 87.

Toplitz, baths of, 304.

Torgau, Saxony, 280.

Tortosa, Spain : besieged by the French
(1810), 209.

Toulon, Var : return of Admiral
Ganteaume, 9 ; sailors might be sent
from Toulon to Malaga, 10; Russian
ships there, 113; licensed trading-
ships to unload return cargo there, 194;
steps to be taken to keep ill-disposed
people in check (June 1815), 346 ;
siege of Toulon, 149.

Tou'ouse, Haute-Garonne : letters dated
thence, 98, 99.

Tournay, diocese of: threat to close the
seminary ; arrest of the canons and
professors ; the students sent to the
army, to Lycees, or to various French
seminaries (August 1813), 315.

Constant, Canon of, 315.

Tournon, Mons. de, the Emperor's
chamberlain, 86.

Trappists, the, suppression of their
houses, and dispersal of the monks,
241, 242.

Tras-los-Montes, Province of, 13.

Trasimenus, Department of the, Italy,

Trauttmansdorf, Prince: present to be
given him on the occasion of the Em-
peror's marriage, 176.

Travot, General : commands a flying
column in the Vendee, congratulated
by the Emperor (May 1815), 343, 344.

Treffurt, Saxony, 37.

Treilhard, Councillor of State, 89.

Trianon, Palace: letters dated thence,
166, 167, 196, 197, 271-273, 339,

Trieste, Austria: the port to be closed to
the English, 47.

Trinity Island, 15, 17.

Trumelin, Muns., 45.

Troyes, Aube : letter dated thence, 329.

Monsignor de Boulogne, Bi>hop of:

struck off the list of Imperial Almoners,
239 ; his resignation to be insisted on,
and himself removed sixty leagues
from Paris, 257 ; he is to be released
and interned in a small commune, 258;
sent to Falaise, 260.

Tudela, Spain, 104.

Tuileries, Palace of the, referred to, 167,


Turenne, Comte de, the Emperor's
orderly officer, 67.

Turin, Piedmont, 59-

Turkey: has no alliance with Russia, 36 ;
the Turkish troops enter Wallachia,
36 ; Napoleon forsikes Turkey for
the sake of his Russian alliance, 166.

Tuscany: the Prince of Parma to take
possession without delay, II ; the
Ecclesiastical Academy dissolved, 30 ;
revolt (Dec. 1808), 108, 109; opposi-
tion to a parish priest in Florence,
308. See Elisa Bonaparte.

Tyrol, the, 139, 140, 142, 142.

URQUIJO, Mons. d', Spanish Secretary
of State, under King Joseph: reply to
his communication to Mons. de Cham-
pagny, 207.

Utrecht, Holland : French patrols in-
sulted, 229; letters dated thence,

VALEN^AY, the residence of the Spanish
Princes, 86, 92, 106, 123, 177, 322.

Valencia, Spain, 209.

Valenciennes, Nord, 199.

Valentini, Florentine lawyer, 220, 224.

Valladolid, Spain : General Dupont's
army massed there (Jan. 1808), 67 ;
disturbances there suppressed (1809),
115 ; letters dated thence, 114, 115.

Valmy, Comte de, 278.

Vandamme, General : accused of brigand-
age during the Russian campaign, 263 ;
is to be sent towards Mecklenburgh,
284 ; the Emperor expresses his satis-
faction with his behaviour, and desires
he may be spared, 285 ; he would ap-



pear to have committed suicide after
his defeat, he did not take sufficient
precautions (August 1813), 316, 317.

Van der Leyen, Mons., 169.

Vandewerke, Mons., 169.

Vannes, Morbihan, I, 2.

Van Praet, Mons., 169.

Varin, Father, Superior of the Peres de
la Foi, 58.

Vedel, General, 106.

Vence, Colonel de, 338.

Vendee, the : disturbances in that pro-
vince (Year Vin.), 1-6; arrest of re-
fractory priests, 230, 231 ; Matthieu de
Montmorency, the Comte de Lille's
agent there (May 1815), 339; flying
columns to be sent through the country
to put down disturbance (May 1815),
339? 34 > a Military Court to sentence
the rebels, 341 ; La Rochejaquelin's
house to be destroyed, 342.

Venice, Italy : the Russian garrison from
Cattaro lands there, 46 ; licences
granted to the port, 193, 194 ; referred
to, 328.

Verdier, General, to command at Mar-
seilles (May 1815), 341.

Verdun, Mons., 330.

Vermoesand, Mons., 169.

Verneuil, Eure, I, 2, 3.

Verrerie, La, in Vendee, 230.

Versailles, referred to, 6.

Vertumnus and Pomona, ballet, 171.

Viaud, parish priest of Liviere, 230.

Vichy, Allier, 180.

Victor, General, Marshal, Due de Bellune:
in command of the army of Andalus'a
(Oct. 1810), 209; his conduct in 1814,
328 ; struck off the list of Marshals
and granted a retiring pension (March

I8l 5). 333, 334-

Vienna, Austria: disturbances, the French
insulted, steps to be taken to insure
order, supplies to be insured, 128-


Vienne, Dauphine, 28.

Vieusseux, Mons., Etienne, 89.

Vignolle, General, 271.

Vigny, actor, gratuity allotted him, 314.

Villaret-Joyeuse, Admiral, 12.

Villeneuve, Admiral, 23.

Vilvorde, Belgium, 190.

Vincennes, Castle of: State prisoners con-
fined there, 120, 127, 128, 140, 162,
184, 185, 231, 335.

Vittoria, Spain : the Spanish King and

Princes pass through the town, 77, 83,
85 ; rout of the French troops (June-
July 1813), 293, 294, 295, 297, 299,

Vorarlberg, the: revolt ?gainst the French
(1809), the country disarmed and the
rebellion suppressed, 139, 144, 155.

WACHT, Hesse, 36.

Wagram, battle of, 140, 146, 256.

Walcheren, island of, 152, 159, 161.

Waldheim, Saxony : letter dated thence,

Wallachia, 36, 166, 167.

Wither, General, 87

Warsaw, Poland : letters dated thence,
36, 38.

Watteville, orderly officer to the Em-
peror, 1 88.

Weimar, Saxony : Marshal Ney arrives
there (2Oth April 1813), 281 ; referred
to, 92.

Wellesley, Lord, 188.

Wesel, Rhenish Province: the Emperor
proposes to change the population, 144 ;
the Ghent seminarists to be sent there,
311 ; letter dated thence, 255.

Weser, the, 57.

Westphalia, Kingdom of: the Emperor
desires his Ambassador will send de-
tailed reports of the Government and
internal administration of the Kingdom,
115; King Jerome's bad government,
117, 124; revolt (April 1809), 124;
the French troops there uncomfortable
(October 1810), 206 ; the King blamed
for raising a cuirassier regiment, 214,
215 ; the French troops in Westphalia
only to be inspected by French officers,
215 ; too heavy taxes imposed in
Hanover and Magdeburg, 259 ; faults
in the composition of the army, and
its bad feeling (Dec. 1811), 260; it
should be reorganised for the spring
of 1813 (Dec. 1812), 265 ; the King's
mistake in not having a French Guard,
28 (, 282.

Willaumez. Rear-Admiral, does not pos-
sess the Emperor's confidence, 297.

Willtmstadt, Holland: the Emperor's dis-
pleasure at its having been evacuated,

3 2 4, 3 2 S.
Wilna, Lithuania : letter dated thence,

Wimereux, 251.



Wintzingerode, Count, Westphalian Am-
bassador in Paris, 215.

Wittenberg, Saxony: letters dated thence,
299, 300.

Wrede, General: the Emperor wishes him
to command the Bavarian troops, in

Wurtschen, battle of, 286.

Wiirtzburg, Bavaria, 309.

ZAMORA, regiment, 28.
Zealand, 160.

Zezere, Portuguese river, 222.
Zinzendorf, family of, 125.
Znaim, armistice of, 136.



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