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Secret Memoirs of Robert, Count de Parades, Written by Himself, on Coming Out of the Bastile. Serving to Supply Some Important Facts for the History O (Paperback) Loot Price: R283
Discovery Miles 2 830
Secret Memoirs of Robert, Count de Parades, Written by Himself, on Coming Out of the Bastile. Serving to Supply Some Important...
Secret Memoirs of Robert, Count de Parades, Written by Himself, on Coming Out of the Bastile. Serving to Supply Some Important...

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Secret Memoirs of Robert, Count de Parades, Written by Himself, on Coming Out of the Bastile. Serving to Supply Some Important Facts for the History O (Paperback)

Louis L. Krauss, Victor Claude Antoine Parades

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1791 edition. Excerpt: ... the merchant vessels off Ushant, or 19,200 French forts. Extraordinary expences on M. de B. 's account, viz. 2000l. sterling, or 48,000 Sum total of disbursements to the 1st of July 1779, viz. 33,7131.1 os. sterling, or 809,124 From which, after deducting the money received from government, viz. 28,8501. sterling, or. 692,400 My disbursements on the king's account, exceeded my receipts, by 4,8631. 10s. sterling, or. 116,724 Recapitulation of the state of my own finances, -.. In hand on the 1st of January 1779, the sum of 18,7 50l. sterling, or 450,000 By profits arising from purchasing ships. at Plymouth, at two different times, viz. 7000l. sterling, or 168,000 Sum total of money, which I should have had in hand, on the istof July 1779 618,000 From which however, in consequence of t my loss, by the freighting of the Spanish ship, there was a deduction amounting to 2000I. sterling, or. 48,000 '/-i;... J.' At v trench Ifores. Bcfidcs a deduction also of the sums which I had advanced for the king, amounting K 4,863. 1 os. sterling, or 116,724 Both of which reduced the sum total of my money in hand, on the 1st of July Co i8,8861.10s. sterling, or 453,276 Besides the above, there were other extraordinary expences, which I had incurred, from being obliged to increase the salaries of my agents; but, as on the other hand, I did not let my money lie dead, the profits which I made in different ways from it, balanced pretty nearly the expences which are not set down, ' In the mean-time; the term of the agreement made with my captain being expired, M. de Sartine, authorised me to renew it upon the same footing; which I did on my last journey to London, a few days afterwards. Just as the French squadron, under the command of Count dTQrviuiers Were on

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2014
First published: May 2014
Authors: Louis L. Krauss • Victor Claude Antoine Parades
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 46
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-84860-5
Barcode: 9781150848605
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-150-84860-X

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