GARAT Dominique-Joseph (1749-1833), avocat, philosophe et homme politique, ministre de la Justice puis de l'Interieur sous la Revolution, diplomate et senateur.

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GARAT Dominique-Joseph (1749-1833), avocat, philosophe et homme politique, ministre de la Justice puis de l'Interieur sous la Revolution, diplomate et senateur.
10 L.A.S. and 4 L.S. "Garat", 1793-1825 and n.d.; 16 pages various formats (portrait attached). [circa 1789 ?], in MARMONTEL, presenting his candidacy to the French Academy. 1792-1793, as Minister of Justice and then of the Interior. 16 frimaire, to the citizen JARENTE: "The best of all titles to obtain places in a Republic are the Enlightenment and Patriotism"... November 24, 1812, to a colleague: "Without doubt the academy, so often assailed with insults while it sleeps or remains silent, will be outraged with fury, it will be stoned when it makes a kind of newspaper. But it takes martirs, perhaps, in the cult of good taste "... June 11, 1818, requesting audience with RAYNOUARD. July 1, 1818, in LACRETELLE, giving his judgment on speeches. November 17, 1825, to RAYNOUARD, warmly recommending a drama by Auguste Fabre which will be read at the Odéon. Tuesday 23rd, to his nephew MAILLIA-GARAT, to whom he needs to talk... Etc. One joins 1 P.S. also signed by Pache (1792); a decree of the National Assembly with its claw and vignette (1792); a la.s. "Garatl'aîné" of his brother Dominique GARAT; plus 2 printed decrees of the National Convention.
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