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Jérôme-Napoléon Bonaparte collection (missing)

Identifier: MS-0279

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Scope and Contents

This collection consisted of two photocopies of two items related to Jérôme-Napoléon Bonaparte: a letter from Bonaparte to his mother Letizia Ramolino dated 1804 March 29 telling of his recent marriage to Elizabeth Patterson (in French); and a copy of a visiting card. These items cannot be located and are considered missing.


  • Creation: 1804 March 29, undated


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for use, however the items are missing and cannot be retrieved.

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.

Biographical / Historical

Jérôme-Napoléon Bonaparte (born Girolamo Buonaparte; 15 November 1784 24 June 1860) was the youngest brother of Napoleon I and reigned as Jerome I (formally Hieronymus Napoleon), King of Westphalia, between 1807 and 1813. From 1816 onward, he bore the title of Prince of Montfort. After 1848, when his nephew, Louis Napoleon, became President of the French Second Republic, he served in several official roles, including Marshal of France from 1850 onward, and President of the Senate in 1852.


.167 Cubic Feet (2 items)

Language of Materials



Jérôme-Napoléon Bonaparte (1784 1860) was the youngest brother of Napoleon I. This collection consisted of two photocopies of two items related to Bonaparte, one dating from 1804. These items cannot be located and are considered missing.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

There is no known acquisition information for this collection.


Biographical information adapted from, accessed 2016 August 19.

Processing Information

This collection was removed from MS.0034 - Miscellaneous manuscripts collection in 1989. These items are currently missing and so no more processing information can be determined for these materials.

Rachel Gattermeyer revised the scope and contents note in this finding aid in March 2024 to bring it into compliance with Johns Hopkins guidelines for inclusive and conscientious description (2023). The previous version of the finding aid is available upon request.

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Repository Details

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