Correspondence of Jean-Baptiste Carrier: (people's Representative to the Convention) During His Mission in Brittany, 1793-1794

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John Lane, 1920 - France - 283 pages
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Page 286 - STAMPED BELOW AN INITIAL FINE OF 25 GENTS WILL BE ASSESSED FOR FAILURE TO RETURN THIS BOOK ON THE DATE DUE. THE PENALTY WILL INCREASE TO SO CENTS ON THE FOURTH DAY AND TO $1.OO ON THE SEVENTH DAY OVERDUE.
Page 80 - The National Convention, after having heard 'the Report of the Committee . of Legislation, on the Manner of executing its Decree of the 12th of this Month, decrees — ART.
Page 153 - ... the throats of many : it is they who fight by the side of the men, and who put to death without mercy any of our straggling volunteers whom they may meet in the villages : in short, THEY [the women — • Frenchwomen — M. Thiers !] are a perverse and devoted breed, as well as the whole peasantry ; for there is not one who has not borne arms against the republic, and we must absolutely and totally sweep them from the face of the earth."1— vol.
Page 200 - Year 2 of the French Republic, One and Indivisible. The Representatives of the French People composing the Committee of General Security : To Citizen Carrier, People's Representative, attached to the Army of the Coasts of Cherbourg, at Nantes.
Page 203 - I will do all that lies in my power to make my next campaign with him, and I candidly confess that the Republic will not be badly served thereby.
Page 154 - Letourneux ; the heads of these four criminals can never heal the deep wounds they have dealt their country. It is desirable, it is even essential, that the Criminal Court should condemn them to death speedily, and appoint the execution in Nantes — it would be ineffective in Paris, and would be of the greatest benefit here.
Page 120 - ... have followed his example and have paid the same homage to Reason. An...
Page 267 - Correspondance du ComitÚ de Salut Public. Mise en Ordre par M. Legros ; 1. 1, 1837.
Page 82 - Prussians the garrison marched out with all the honours of war, on the condition that it did not again fight the Allies.

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