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The French Revolution, Volume 1. The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 2 by Hippolyte A. Taine

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took no steps to prevent them, although they had notice given them
in time."

[70] "Archives Nationales," F7, 3223. Letters of M. Brisson,
commissioner of the naval classes of Souillac, February 2, 1792; of
the directory of the department, March 14, 1792. - Petition of
the brothers Barrié (with supporting documents), October 11, 1791.
- Letter of the prosecuting attorney of the department, April 4,
1792. Report of the commissioners sent to the district of Figeac,
January 5, 1792. Letter of the administrators of the department,
May 27, 1792.

[71] "Archives Nationales," F7, 3217. Official reports of the
commissioners of the department of Gard, April 1, 2, 3, and 6, 1792,
and letter of April 6. One land-owner is taxed 100,000 francs. -
Ibid., F7, 3223. Letter of M Dupin, prosecuting attorney of
l'Hérault, February 17 and 26, 1792. "At the chateau of Pignan,
Madame de Lostanges has not one complete piece of furniture left.
The cause of these disturbances is religious passion. Five or six
nonjuring priests had retreated to the chateau," - Moniteur,
sitting of April 16, 1792. Letter from the directory of the
department of Gard. - De Dampmartin, II, 85. At Uzès, fifty or
sixty men in masks invade the ducal chateau at ten o'clock in the
evening, set fire to the archives, and the chateau is burnt.

[72] "Archives Nationales," F7, 3196. Official statements of Augier
and Fabre, administrators of the Bouches-de-Rhône, sent to Avignon,
May 11, 1792. (The reappearance of Jourdan, Mainvielle, and the
assassins of La Glacière took place April 29.)

[73] De Dampmartin, II. 63. Portalis, "Il est temps de parler"
(pamphlet), passim. "Archives Nationales," F7, 7090. Memorandum of
the commissioners of the municipal administration of Arles, year
IV., Nivôse 22.

[74] Mercure de France, May 19, 1792. (Sitting of May 4.).
Petition of forty inhabitants of Avignon at the bar of the
Legislative Assembly. - "Archives Nationales," F7, 3195. Letter
of the royal commissioners at the tribunal of Apt, March 15, 1792;
official report of the municipality, March 22; Letters of the
Directory of Apt, March 23 and 28, 1792.

[75] Large cellar where the ice collected during the winter was kept
for later use. (SR.)

[76] "Archives Nationales," ibid. Letter of Amiel, president of the
bureau of conciliation at Avignon, October 28, 1792, and other
letters to the minister Roland. - F7, 3217, Letter of the Justice
of the Peace at Roque-Maure, October 31, 1792.

[77] "Archives Nationales," F7, 3246. Official report of the
municipality of Metz (with supporting documents), May 15, 1792.

[78] "Mémoires de l'Abbé Baton," one of the priests of the third
convoy (a bishop is appointed from Séez), p. 233.

[79] "Archives Nationales" F7, 3225. Letter of citizen Bonnemant,
commissioner to minister Roland, September 11, 1792.

End of The French Revolution, Volume 1.

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