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Abbott, John S. C. History of Joseph Bonaparte, King of Naples and of Italy [sic]. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1869.

Abrantes, Laure Junot, duchesse d’ (Duchess D’Abrantes). Memoirs of Napoleon, His Court and Family. 2 vols. London: Richard Bentley, 1836.

Adams, Arthur G. The Hudson Through the Years. New York: Fordham University Press: 2000.

Adams, William Howard, ed. The Eye of Thomas Jefferson. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1981.

Aronson, Theodore. The Golden Bees: the Story of the Bonapartes. Greenwich, Conn.: New York Graphic Society, 1964.

Asprey, Robert. The Rise of Napoleon Bonaparte. New York: Basic Books, 2000.

---, The Reign of Napoleon Bonaparte. New York: Basic Books, 2001.

Atteridge, A Hilliard. Napoleon’s Brothers. London: Methuen, 1909.

The Baltimore American. 25 September 1816.

Baridon, Michel. “The Garden of the Perfectibilists, Méréville and the Désert de Retz.” In Tradition and Innovation in French Garden Art, Chapters of a New History, ed. John Dixon Hunt and Michel Conan with the assistance of Claire Goldstein. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002.

Beaucour, Fernand. “Un Fidèle de l’Empereur en Son Epoque: Jean-Mathieu-Alexandre Sari (1792-1862)”. 5 vols. Doctoral thesis, University of Lille, 1973.

Berkley, Helen. “A Sketch of Joseph Buonaparte.” Godey’s Lady’s Book, April 1845.

Bertin, Georges. Joseph Bonaparte en Amérique. Paris: Ernest Flammarion, Éditeur [1893].

Biddle, Edward. “Joseph Bonaparte as Recorded in the Private Journal of Nicholas Biddle.” Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 55, 14 (1931): 208-24.

Bierman, John. Napoleon III and His Carnival Empire. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1988.

Blanc, Olivier. L’Éminence Grise de Napoléon: Reynaud de Saint-Jean d’Angély. Paris: Pygmalion, 2002.

Blumenthal, Henry. American and French Culture, 1800-1900: Interchanges in Art, Science, Literature, and Society. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1975.

Bonaparte, Joseph. Le Roi Joseph Bonaparte, Lettres d’Exil, inédites (Amérique— Angleterre—Italie) (1825-1844). Publiées avec une introduction, des notes et des commentaires par Hector Fleischmann d’après les documents originaux appartenant a M. le baron de Méneval. Paris: Librairie Charpentier et Fasquelle, 1912.

Bonaparte, Joseph. Mémoires et Correspondance Politique et Militaire du Roi Joseph. Ed. A. Du Casse. 10 vols. Paris: Perrotin, Libraire-Éditeur, 1855.

Bonaparte, Julie. La Princesse Julie Bonaparte, Marquise de Roccagiovine et Son Temps: Mémoires Inédits, 1853-1870. Ed. Isa Dardano Basso. Rome: Edizioni de Storia e Letteratura, 1975.

Bonaparte, Lucien. Memoirs of the Private and Political Life of Lucien Bonaparte, Prince of Canino. Translated from the French. 2 vols. London: H. Colburn, 1818.

Bonaparte, Napoleon. The Confidential Correspondence of Napoleon Bonaparte with his Brother Joseph, Sometime King of Spain. 2 vols. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1856.

Boorse, Henry A. “Barralet’s ‘The Dunlop House, 1807’ and Its Associations.” Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, 99 (1975): 131-155.

Bourrienne, Louis Antoine Fauvelet de. Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte. ed. R. W. Phipps. 4 vols. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1890.

Breck, Samuel. Recollections of Samuel Breck with Passages from His Notebooks (1771-1862), ed. H. E. Scudder. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1877.

Castelot, André. Au Fil De L’Histoire. Paris: Librairie Académique Perrin, 1981.

Chevallier, Bernard. Malmaison. Visitor’s Guide. Paris: Artlys, 2001.

Clarke, T.Wood. Émigrés in the Wilderness. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1941.

Connelly, Owen. The Gentle Bonaparte: The Story of Napoleon’s Elder Brother. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1968.

Cooper, Wendy A. Classical Taste in America, 1800-1840. The Baltimore Museum of Art. New York: Abbeville Press, 1993.

Cowdry, Mary Bartlett. The American Academy of Fine Arts and Art Union, 1816-1852. New York: The New-York Historical Society, 1953.

Cronin, Vincent. Napoleon Bonaparte: An Intimate Biography. New York: William Morrow, 1972.

Curtis, John. “A Century of Grand Opera in Philadelphia.” Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, 44 (1920): 122-157.

DeLorme, Eleanor P. Joséphine, Napoléon’s Incomparable Empress. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2002.

Driskel, Michael Paul. As Befits a Legend: Building a Tomb for Napoleon, 1840-1861. Kent, Ohio: The Kent State University Press, 1993.

Dunlap, William. The History of the Rise and Progress of the Arts of Design in the United States. 3 vols. Boston: C. E. Goodspeed & Co., 1918.

Gengembre, Gérard, in collaboration with Pierre Jean Chalençon and David Chanteranne. Napoleon, The Immortal Emperor. New York: The Vendome Press, 2003

Girardin, Louis-Stanislas-Xavier de. Promenade ou Itinéraire des Jardins d’Ermenonville. Paris: Merigot & Gattey & Guyot, 1788.

Girod de l’Ain, Gabriel. Joseph Bonaparte: le roi malgré lui. Paris: Librairie Académique Perrin, 1970.

Glover, Michael. Legacy of Glory: the Bonaparte Kingdom of Spain, 1808-1813. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1971.

Gordon, George, Lord Byron. “Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage.” Byron: Poetical Works. London: Oxford University Press, 1967.

Gould, Cecil. Trophy of Conquest, the Musée Napoléon and the Creation of the Louvre. London: Faber & Faber, 1965.

Eugénie de Grèce. Pierre-Napoleon Bonaparte, 1815-1881. Paris: Hachette, 1963.

Herold, J. Christopher. The Age of Napoleon. New York: American Heritage, 1963, reprint, New York: Mariner Books, Houghton Mifflin, 2002.

---, Mistress to an Age: A Life of Madame de Staël. New York: Grove Press, 1958.

Hobson, Anthony. The Escorial.” Great Palaces, intro. Sacheverell Sitwell. New York: Spring Books, 1964.

Hughes, Robert. Goya. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003.

Ingersoll, Charles J. History of the Second War between the United States and Great Britain, Second Series. 2 vols. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo & Co., 1852.

---, “Obituary Notice of Joseph Bonaparte.” Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, 5 January 1855.

Iung, Th. Lucien Bonaparte et Ses Mémoires, 1775-1840, d’après Les Papiers Déposés aux Archives Étrangéres et d’Autres Documents Inédits. 3 vols. Paris: G. Charpentier, 1882.

Jefferson’s America & Napoleon’s France: An Exhibition for the Louisiana Purchase Bicentennial. New Orleans: New Orleans Museum of Art in association with the University of Washington Press in Seattle, 2003.

Kennedy, Roger G. Orders from France: the Americans and the French in a Revolutionary World, 1780-1820. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1990.

Knoles, Thomas. The Notebook of Bass Otis, Philadelphia Portrait Painter. Worcester: American Antiquarian Society, 1993.

Kramer, Lloyd. Lafayette in Two Worlds: Public Cultures & Personal Identities in an Age of Revolutions. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1996.

Landon, Harry F. The North Country: A History Embracing Jefferson, St. Lawrence, Oswego, Lewis and Franklin Counties, New York. 3 vols. Indianapolis: Historical Publishing Company, 1932.

Lang, Paul, Anna Stoll and Thomas Becker. Joseph Bonaparte et le Château de Prangins. Musée suisse avec le soutien de l’Association des Amis du Château de Prangins, 1998.

Larson, Erik. Peter Paul Rubens with a Complete Catalog of his Works in America. Antwerp: De Sikkel Publishing Co., 1952.

Laverty, Bruce, Michael J. Lewis, and Michele Taillon Taylor. Monument to Philanthropy: the Design and Building of Girard College, 1832-1848. Philadelphia: Girard College, 1998.

Lentz, Thierry, Joseph Bonaparte. Paris: Perrin, 2016.

Lieber, Francis. The Life and Letters of Francis Lieber: Letters to a Gentleman in Germany on a Trip to Niagara. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1834.

Le Prince Lucien Bonaparte et Sa Famille. Paris: Librairie Plon, 1889.

Logan, Deborah Norris. Manuscript diary. The Henry Francis Du Pont Winterthur Library: Joseph Downs Collection of Manuscripts and Printed Ephemera.

McClellan, Andrew. Inventing the Louvre: Art, Politics, and the Origins of the Modern Museum in Eighteenth-Century Paris. Berkeley: The University of California Press, 1999.

McLynn, Frank. Napoleon, A Biography. New York: Arcade Publishing, 2002.

Macartney, Clarence Edward and Dorrance, Gordon. The Bonapartes in America. Philadelphia: Dorrance and Company: 1939.

MacDonald, Donald. The Diaries of Donald MacDonald, 1824-1826. vol.14, no.2. Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society, 1942.

Magee, James D. Bordentown 1682-1932: An Illustrated Story of a Colonial Town. Bordentown, N.J.: 1932.

Maurois, André. Victor Hugo. Trans. Gerard Hopkins. London: Jonathan Cape, 1956.

Meigs, William M. The Life of Charles Jared Ingersoll. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1897.

Méneval, Claude-François, baron de. Memoirs Illustrating the History of Napoleon I from 1802 to 1815, ed. by his grandson, Baron Napoleon Joseph de Méneval.  3 vols. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1894.

Mérimée, Prosper. Le Vase Étrusque. Paris: Henry Babou, 1930.

Mérimée, Prosper. Carmen, Colomba & Selected Stories, trans. Walter J. Cobb. New York: The New American Library of World Literature, a Signet Classic, 1963.

Mills, Weymer Jay. Historic Houses of New Jersey. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1903.

Monneret, Sophie. David and Neo-Classicism. Trans. Chris Miller with Peter Snowdon. Paris: Finest SA/Editions Pierre Terrail, 1999.

Murat, Inès. Napoléon et Le Rêve Américain. Paris: Librairie Arthème Fayard, 1976.

Napoléon, catalog of an exhibition at the Grand Palais, June-December 1969.

Nash, Gary B. First City, Philadelphia and the Forging of Historical Memory. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002.

Niles Weekly Register, New Series. 29 March 1817, 14 December 1822, 22 January 1825.

Oddie, E. M. The Bonapartes in the New World. London: Elkin Mathews & Marrot Ltd., 1932.

Olson, Roberta J. M. and Hofer, Margaret K. Seat of Empire. Catalog of an exhibit at the New-York Historical Society, 8 October 2002 to 12 January 2003. New York: The New-York Historical Society, 2002.

Orieux, Jean. Talleyrand ou Le Sphinx Incompris. Paris: Flammarion, 1970.

Physick, Susan Dillwyn. The Autobiography of S. Dillwyn, Daughter of Dr. Philip S. Physick and Wife to Commander Conner, USN 1826. Philadelphia: Independence Seaport Museum, 1996.

Poulson’s American Daily Advertiser. 4 September 1815, 25 September 1817, 5 January 1820, 26 March 1829, 19 July 1832. 

Raitt, A.W. Prosper Mérimée. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1970.

Public Ledger, Philadelphia. 13 August 1839.

Richman, Irwin. The Brightest Ornament: A Biography of Nathaniel Chapman, M.D. Bellefonte, Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Heritage Inc., 1967.

Ridley, Jasper. Napoleon III and Eugenié. New York: Viking Press, 1979.

Robb, Graham. Victor Hugo, A Biography. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1998.

Roberts, George B. “Dr. Physick and His House.” Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, 92 (1968): 67-80.

Ross, Michael. The Reluctant King: Joseph Bonaparte, King of the Two Sicilies and Spain. New York: Mason/Charter, 1977.

Rostand, Edmond. L’Aiglon. Translated by Lewis N. Parker. New York: R. H. Russell, 1900.

Rudé, George. The French Revolution: Its Causes, Its History, and Its Legacy after 200 Years. New York: Grove Weidenfield, 1988.

Savine, Albert. A La Cour du Roi Joseph: Souvenirs du Count de Girardin. Paris: Louis-Michaud, 1911.

Scharf, J. Thomas and Thompson Westcott. History of Philadephia, 1609-1884, 3 vols. Philadelphia: L.H. Everts & Co., 1884.

St.-Pierre, Bernardin. Paul and Virginia. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1879

Translator unknown. Originally published in French in 1788 appended to Études de la Nature.

Schom, Alan. NapoleonBonaparte. New York: HarperCollins, 1997. 

Schoulepnikoff, Chantal de. Le Château de Prangins. Zurich: Musée national suisse Zurich, 1991.

Seward, Desmond. Napoleon’s Family: The Notorious Bonapartes and Their Ascent to the Thrones of Europe. New York: Viking, 1986.

Shackelford, George Green. Jefferson’s Adoptive Son: the Life of William Short, 1759-1848. Lexington: the University Press of Kentucky, 1993.

Sommers, Frank H. “America’s First King,” Winterthur Newsletter, 31 May 1963.

Stacton, David. The Bonapartes. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1966.

Staël, Germaine de. Ten Years of Exile. Translated by Avriel H. Goldberger. Dekalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2000.

Stirling, Monica. Madame Letizia: A Portrait of Napoleon’s Mother. New York: Harper, 1962.

Stroud, Patricia Tyson. The Emperor of Nature: Charles-Lucien Bonaparte and His World. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2000.

Stroud, Patricia Tyson. Thomas Say: New World Naturalist. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1992.

Stroud, Patricia Tyson. "Point Breeze: Joseph Bonaparte's American Retreat." The Magazine Antiques (October 2002), 130-139.

Thompson, J. M. Napoleon Bonaparte.New York: Oxford University Press, 1952.

Tinterow, Gary and Geneviève Lacambre with Deborah L. Roldán and Juliet Wilson-Bareau. Manet/Velázquez, The French Taste for Spanish Painting. Catalog of an exhibition March 4 to June 8, 2003 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2003

Sully, Thomas. “Notes on Pictures and Painting” in William Dunlap, A History of the Rise and Progress of the Arts of Design in the United States, reprint of the original 1834 edition with a new introduction by James Thomas Flexner. New York: Dover Publications.

Titian. Catalog of an exhibition at the National Gallery, London, 19 February to 18 May 2003. London: National Gallery Company Limited, 2003.

Tower, Charlemagne. “Joseph Bonaparte in Philadelphia and Bordentown.” Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 42, 4 (1918): 289-309.

United States Gazette. 15 September 1815.

Valynseele, Joseph. Le sang des Bonapartes. Paris: 126 Boulevard de Magenta, 1954.

Watson, John Fanning. Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania in the Olden Time; being a collection of Memoirs, Anecdotes, and Incidents of the City and its Inhabitants and of the Earliest Settlements of the inland part of Pennsylvania from the Days of the Founders. Philadelphia: Carey and Hart, 1845.

---, “Trip to Pennsbury & Count Survilliers, 1826.” Manuscript diary. Library of the Henry Francis Du Pont Winterthur Museum.

Webster, Constance. “Bonaparte’s Park: A French picturesque garden in America,” Journal of Garden History, v.6, no.4.

Weigley, Russell F., ed. Philadelphia: A 300-Year History. New York: W. W. Norton, 1982.

Wellington, Evelyn Katrine Gwenfra (Williams) Wellesley, Duchess of. A Descriptive and Historical Catalogue of the Collections of Pictures and Sculpture at Apsley House, London. London: Longmans Green & Co., 1901.

Wethey, Harold E. The Paintings of Titian, 3 vols. “The Mythological and Historical Paintings,” III, London: 1975.

Wiebenson, Dora. The Picturesque Garden in France. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1978.

Wilson, George. Stephen Girard: America’s First Tycoon. Conshohocken, Pa.: Combined Books, 1995.

Wilson, James. The Life and Letters of Fitz Greene Halleck. New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1869.

Wolf, Edwin. Portrait of an American City. Harrisburg, Pa.: Stackpole Books, 1975. Reprint Philadelphia: Camino Books, 1990.

Woodward, E. M. Bonaparte’s Park and the Murats. Trenton, N.J.: MacCrellish and Quigley, 1879.

[Wright, Frances]. Views of Society and Manners in America in a Series of Letters From that Country to a Friend in England during the years 1818, 1819, and 1820. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1821.

 

MANUSCRIPT COLLECTIONS

American Philosophical Society Library (including the Wyck Papers)

Bibliothèque Centrale du Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris, Charles-Lucien Bonaparte Papers.

Fondazioni Primoli, Rome, Bonaparte Family Papers

Historical Society of Pennsylvania (including the collection of the Library Company)

Huntington Library Collection

Library of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia

Mailliard Papers, Stirling Library, Yale University

Museo Napoleonico, Rome

Private archives of the del Gallo family, Rome

Private archives of the Princess Napoleon, Paris and Switzerland

The Stephen Girard Papers, Girard College, Philadelphia, PA

Winterthur Museum Library