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Le maniere dont on doit se comporter dans les principales actions de la guerre

 Collection
Call Number: MS C234

Overview

Manual for an officer of the Imperial army, written by François Paul Martin, baron de Theillieres, who rose to the rank of colonel and commanded the troops of the Grand Duke of Tuscany. Volume concerns the Holy Roman Empire and Tuscany, Italy.

Dates

  • 1739-1742?

Creator

Language of Materials

French, some German

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Extent

1 volume : Binding: cloth binding, placed approximately 1900 (spine title: Manuscript Book). Ornamentation: Pages 409, 411: Two diagrams: La facon de camper un regiment regulierement. In black, green, and brown ink. Birds-eye view of camp-ground; positions represented by large and small trees only. In the second diagram, each soldier represented by a few lines. Tipped in before title-page: engraved portrait of Emperor Francis I as Duke of Tuscany [i.e. 1737-1745]: "Franciscus III Dei gratia Dux Lotharingiae et Secundus Magn: Dux Etr. Rex Ierusalem &c" Material: Paper. Volume in custom enclosure. Pages 1-407 numbered; pages thereafter are not but processor continued same numbering scheme for last items in volume. ; Volume measures no taller than 25 cm.

Scope and Contents

Tipped in before title-page: Engraving of "Franciscus III Dei gratia Dux Lotharingiae et Secundus Magn: Dux Etr. Rex Ierusalem &c" [Done between 1737 and 1745 when the Grand Duke of Tuscany became the Emperor Francis I.]

Title page: La maniere dont on doit se comporter dans les principales actions de la guerre. Diuisée en deux parties dont l'une traite des campements marches des armées et des batailles. Et l'autre des principales actions qui peuvent arriver pendant la campagne et en quartier d hiver en temps de guerre, tant pour 1'offensive que pour la deffensive, tirée des memoires et maximes des plus habiles generaux de ces deux derniers siecles redigée et mise en ordre. [Added at foot:] par le B^on De Theillieres qui en 1739 en a donné copie au trois regiment nouveau, des Bandes de Toscane, pour les instructions. Comme aussi a celui des Gardes.

Physical Location

MS C234

Custodial History

Armorial bookplate: James Hay. Arms: Quarterly, 1st and 4th, argent 3 escutcheons gules; 2nd and 3rd, azure 3 cinquefoils argent. Crest: A goat passant. Motto: Spare nought.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

O'Hegarty

Title
Guide to the Military Manuscript by François Paul Martin, baron de Theillieres Collection
Subtitle
Le maniere dont on doit se comporter dans les principales actions de la guerre
Author
Finding aid prepared by alh, 1973; revised by ksc, 2006. Finding aid encoded by skt, 2006.
Date
2006
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/1467576804
Preferred citation
Le maniere dont on doit se comporter dans les principales actions de la guerre, MS C234, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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