A Gascon Royalist In Revolutionary Paris; The Baron De Batz, 1792-1795

Paperback | January 31, 2012

byG. Lenotre

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910. Excerpt: ... THE EPILOGUE TO CHABOT'S LOVE STORY. On the same day Delaunay and Julien (of Toulouse) were arrested, and taken, like Chabot, to the Luxembourg. Here, too, was lodged Bazire, who, in the eyes of the Committee of General Security, had associated himself with Chabofs actions. Thus, in the course of three months, this strange thing happened twice: twice the counter-revolutionary schemes of the Baron de Batz were revealed to the Committee, and twice it was the denouncers who were imprisoned. One would naturally expect that steps would be taken, if only for the sake of appearances, against the conspirator himself; that there would at least be some show of looking for him. Not at all. And yet, at the very hour when Chabot was denouncing the plot to his colleagues, an incident was taking place that might have hastened the end of the story. The reader, perhaps, has not forgotten Biret-Tissot, the confidential servant of the Baron de Batz, who acted as an intermediary between the confederates, and slipped so cleverly through the fingers of the gendarme under whose charge he was travelling from Saint-Germains to Paris. He had not been heard of since his escape; but on the 25th Brumaire the Revolutionary Committee of the Lepeletier Section received an anonymous letter, in disguised handwriting. It ran thus: "Citizen Commissioner, Member of the Revolutionary Committee of the Lepeletier Section, my duty obliges me, as a good republican of your own section, to give you news of a certain individual who is more than suspect whom you have long sought whose nickname is tissot, but whose real name is birette or birelle; his father and mother live in the rue beauregard bonne nouvelle he was valet to the ci-devant baron de bast, rue de menars, and afterwards to citoyenne gran...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910. Excerpt: ... THE EPILOGUE TO CHABOT'S LOVE STORY. On the same day Delaunay and Julien (of Toulouse) were arrested, and taken, like Chabot, ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:90 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217665810

ISBN - 13:9780217665810

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