Committee of Public Salvation, Saint-Just document / letter signed 1793. Younger elected to the national convention, unwavering support of robespierre, he was carried away in his fall, the 9 thormidor and guillotined. It is distinguished by the intransigence of its principles as well as by its effectiveness in re-establishing the situation of the revolutionary armies, in particular that of the rhin, and participating in the victory of the republican armies with fleurus.
Politically fighting the girondins, the hebertists and the indulgents, he was in particular the inspiration of the 1793 declaration of human and citizen rights. Document / letter signed by Saint-just and co-signed by 2 other members of the Public Salvation Committee, collot dherbois et carnot, 1 page in-fol. Addressed to the Minister of War, Paris, September 2, 1793.
Document on the "conduct of foreigners at the head of revolutionary armies". "the representatives of the people, members of the public salvation committee of the national convention. To the Minister of War [jean-baptist corkscrew].We send you, citizen minister, the letter that the citizen butcher son, captain on the 3rd. The seine and oise battalion, addressed to us from the small landau on the last 27 August, it is relative to the conduct of the foreigners who are at the head of our armies. At the beginning of 1793, France suffered serious setbacks. In the fall, through "strong" measures, the lifting of new armies and the establishment of terror, invasions were repelled and revolts repressed. The year ends with the French forces having it ascendant on the coalition but still at war near its borders. One of the first to demand the abolition of the monarchy, he voted for the death of the king louis xvi. He was sent on a mission (nice, nièvre, lireret et oise, lyon), and in particular he enticedly commanded reprisals against the federalist revolt in Lyon. A supporter of terror, he was one of the craftsmen of the decree of arrest against robespierre, saint-just, the bottom and couthon. After thermidor, he was sentenced to deportation in Guyana. A member of the National Convention and the Committee of Public Salvation, he is nicknamed "the great carnot" or "the organizer of victory". After the revolution he became minister of war under Bonaparte.
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