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MS Fr 415

Brune, Guillaume-Marie-Anne, 1763-1815. Guillaume-Marie-Anne Brune papers as French ambassador to Turkey, 1803-1805: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Fr 415
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Brune, Guillaume-Marie-Anne, 1763-1815.
Title: Guillaume-Marie-Anne Brune papers as French ambassador to Turkey,
Date(s): 1803-1805.
Quantity: 1 collection (2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in French.
Abstract: Papers concerning Guillaume-Marie-Anne Brune's nomination as French ambassador to Turkey and diplomatic relations between Turkey and France.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

51M-281F. Deposited by Imre de Vegh, Esq, 1 Wall Street New York, New York; received: 1952; gift: 1954 December 30.
De Vegh (1906-1962) was also known as Imrie De Vegh.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Guillaume-Marie-Anne Brune Papers as French Ambassador to Turkey, 1803-1805 (MS Fr 415). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Brune was one of Napoleon Bonaparte's marshals and the ambassador to Turkey. He was the commander of many armies for Bonaparte, with whom he fell in and out of favor. Brune was finally murdered in the streets of Avignon by Royalists in 1815.

Scope and Contents

Papers concern his nomination as ambassador, minutes of meetings, treaty documents, correspondence with Talleyrand, and documents relating to other matters of diplomatic relations between Turkey and France.

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