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Napoleon in his own defence; being a reprint of certain letters written by Napoleon from St. Helena to Lady Clavering, and a reply by Theodore Hook; with which are incorporated notes and an essay on Napoleon as a man of letters, by Clement Shorter.

Title
Napoleon in his own defence; being a reprint of certain letters written by Napoleon from St. Helena to Lady Clavering, and a reply by Theodore Hook; with which are incorporated notes and an essay on Napoleon as a man of letters, by Clement Shorter.
Author
Shorter, Clement King, 1857-1926,
Publication
London, New York, Cassell, 1910.

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xliv, 283 p. front., ports.; 24 cm.
Subject
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 > Captivity, 1815-1821
Note
  • With reproductions of title-pages of Letters from the cape of Good Hope, 1817, and Facts illustrative of the treatment of Napoleon [by Theodore Hook] 1819.
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Contents
Introduction.--I. Napoleon as a man of letters. Suggested by the republication of his "Letters from the Cape." By the editor.--II. Letters from the Cape. Attributed to O'Meara and Las Cases, but actually written by Napoleon. With a prefatory note by the editor.--III. Napoleon in St. Helena. By Theodore Hook, being a reply to the "Letters from the Cape." With a prefatory note on Hook by the editor.--Appendix: Hitherto unpublished letters by T.H. Brooke, secretary to the governor of St. Helena.--Index.
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Harvard Library