Milan decree

Bonaparte, Napoleon
August 2017
Milan Decree;8/1/2017, p1
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Presents the text of a December 17, 1807 decree issued by French Emperor Napoleon from Milan, Italy, in which he condemned the British blockade of goods produced by France and her allies. The blockade set up by the British Order in Council of November 11, 1807; Announcement of retaliatory measures against Britain.


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