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Jean Marie Goulemot collection of French First Republic records

Identifier: MS-0809

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Scope and Contents

This collection contains state correspondence from several Ministers of Justice and a Minister of the Interior during the era of the First Republic of France, providing instruction to local authorities. Each is from a different official. The memo from the Minister of the Interior is on the topic of the quartering of recruiting officers. The letters from the Ministers of Justice pertain to questions of defendant rights in cases of slander, government repossession of property and debt liquidation cases, and court records management. See file descriptions for more detail.


  • Creation: 1796 - 1804


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Contact Special Collections for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Jean Marie Goulemot biography

Jean Marie Goulemot is a French historian specializing in eighteenth century France, particularly literature, the history of ideas, and culture. He has published numerous books and articles including Forbidden Texts: Erotic Literature and Its Readers in Eighteenth-Century France and Le Règne de l'Histoire: Discours historiques et révolutions, XVIIe-XVIIIe siècle. Dr. Goulemot is professor emeritus at Université de Tours and was named a member of the Institut Universitaire de France in 1991.

Source: "Les Membres." Institut Universitaire de France. Accessed April 12, 2018.


0.24 Cubic Feet (1 legal half box)

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This collection of French Revolutionary and Napoleonic items donated by Jean Marie Goulemot, ranging from 1796 to 1804, contains state correspondence from the Minister of Justice and the Minister of the Interior.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Jean Marie Goulemot in 2013. This gift was part of a purchase by Special Collections in June 2013 of Goulemot's rare publications regarding the French Revolution.


This collection was previously titled the "Jean Marie Goulemot collection of French Revolutionary and Napoleonic materials."

Processing Information

Processed by Kelly Daughtridge in April 2018 and reprocessed in December 2023 by Jenelle Clark.


Guide to the Jean Marie Goulemot collection of French First Republic records
Jenelle Clark
December 2023
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Repository Details

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