Order of proceeding for proclaiming peace : on Monday the 27th of June 1814 at twelve of the clock.
Refers to an order of proceedings for proclaiming peace in 1814 with a procession to be held in Dublin city centre starting [and ending] at the Mansion House with a gun salute at the end. First lines of text read: "The Officers of Arms with the Serjeants at Arms and Trumpeters to assemble at the Mansion House, at half past eleven o'clock and proceed from thence accompanied by the Lord Mayor, Recorder, Aldermen and Sheriffs, and a Squadron of Dragoons to Cork Hill ... ". Napoleon abdicated on 11 April 1814 when the Treaty of Fontainebleau was signed between the continental powers and Napoleon, followed by the Treaty of Paris [signed on 30 May 1814 between France and "the Coalition Allies" also known as "the Great Powers" - comprising Austria, Prussia, Russia, Sweden, the United Kingdom and a number of German States]. Napoleon was then exciled to the island of Elba.
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[Dublin: George Grierson and Rowe Power, printers to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, 1814].
This item is held in the Department of Ephemera.
Physical description: 1 sheet ; 46 x 32 cm.
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