Historical Epochs of the French Revolution eBook

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Shall the sentence to be passed upon LOUIS be referred to the sanction of the people?

The result of the appel nominal on this question was; 3 sick; 20 absent; 10 refused to vote; 283 voted for, and 424 against it.

President “I declare in the name of the National Convention, that its “sentence shall not be submitted to an appeal to the people.”

QUESTION THE THIRD

What punishment shall be inflicted upon LOUIS?

The appel nominal for the definitive sentence, by DEPARTMENTS.

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[Editor’s note:  The decisions of the members of the convention are given Department by Department and the list is followed by an alphabetical list of the members with the page number on which each appears.  For this reason it has been decided that the page numbers of the original publication should be shown from this point.]

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N.B.  The first column expresses the name and quality of the voters; the second, the manner in which they gave their votes; in the third, those who voted for death absolutely are distinguished by the mark +; those for death with restrictions as to the time, by the letter D; those for detention, banishment, &c. by the letter O; absentees (a); not voted, by (nv); sick by (m); the fourth column shows the fate or punishment of many of the members; A signifying assassinated; G guillotined; I imprisoned; M massacred; P proscribed and S suicides.

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1.  HAUTE GARONNE (TOULOUSE)

Mailhe       Death...............................................+
Delmas       Death...............................................+
Projean      Death...............................................+
Peres        “We are a Political  body, and not a court of
“justice; we cannot make ourselves, judges without
“becoming despots.   I vote for confinement
“(reclusion) and afterwards banishment."..........O
Julien       Death...............................................+  G
Cales        Death...............................................+
De Sacy      Death, with respite (avec sursis)...................D
Mazade       “I do not think I have power to judge; I am for
“confinement."......................................O
Rouzet       Detention...........................................O  I
Drulhe       Detention...........................................O

2.  GERS (AUSCH)

La Plaigne   Death...............................................+  I
Montaut      Death...............................................+  I

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Descamps     Death...............................................+  I
Dubarran     Death...............................................+  I
La Guire     Death...............................................+
Cappin       Detention...........................................O
Jehon        Death...............................................+
Bousquet     Death, with discussion as to the time...............D
Moysset      Detention...........................................O  I

3.  GIRONDE (BOURDEAUX)

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