THE SURRENDER OF NAPOLEON: BEING THE NARRATIVE OF THE SURRENDER OF BUONAPARTE, AND OF HIS RESIDENCE ON BOARD H.M.S. BELLEROPHON, WITH A DETAIL OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS THAT OCCURRED IN THAT SHIP BETWEEN THE 24th OF MAY AND THE 8th OF AUGUST 1815
REAR-ADMIRAL SIR FREDERICK LEWIS MAITLAND, K.C.B.
A NEW EDITION,EDITED, WITH A MEMOIR OF THE AUTHOR, BY WILLIAM KIRK DICKSON
EDINBURGH AND LONDON: WILLIAM BLACKWOOD AND SONS, MCMIV
the usual opportunism as well as propaganda
Most interesting. I found this comment of Napoleon's a curious detail, all things considered: "He then said, reverting to what had passed before about firing at marks, "You have a great advantage over France in your finances: I have long wished to introduce the use of powder and shot in exercise; but the expense was too great for the country to bear."