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Country of LocationSwitzerland
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Library / CollectionStiftsbibliothek
ShelfmarkCod. Sang. 1413
Manuscript TitleThe Diarium Sangallense – Diary of Abbey Librarian P. Johann Nepomuk Hauntinger from March 10 to August 31, 1798, with copies of letters and documents from the period of the occupation of the Princely Abbey of St. Gall
CaptionPaper · 422 pp. · 39.3 x 24.5 cm · St. Gall Abbey (P. Johann Nepomuk Hauntinger) · 1798
Manuscript SummaryThis volume, initiated and probably for the most part written by Abbey Librarian Johann Nepomuk Hauntinger (1756−1823), contains diary entires and a large number of copies of letters and documents about the events at St. Gall Abbey and in the territory of the princely abbey between March 10 and August 31, 1798. The contents mirror the chaos reigning at the time: the invasion of St. Gall by French troops, the precipitous events at the monastery and in the territory of the princely abbey, the evacuation of the abbey library and the monastery archives to neighboring countries, the expulsion and the fate of the St. Gall monks, their contacts with the Helvetic authorities, the hectic diplomatic efforts to avert an inescapable fate, the desperation of some of the monks (p. 228: Domine, salva nos, perimus!). The letters convey both the internal correspondence among the conventuals of the monastery and the external contacts of a monastic community in the process of dissolution; they are written mostly in German, occasionally in Latin.
Standard descriptionScherrer Gustav, Verzeichniss der Handschriften der Stiftsbibliothek von St. Gallen, Halle 1875, S. 477.
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier10.5076/e-codices-csg-1413 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-csg-1413)
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IIIF Manifest URLhttps://e-codices.unifr.ch/metadata/iiif/csg-1413/manifest.json
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How to quoteSt. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 1413: The Diarium Sangallense – Diary of Abbey Librarian P. Johann Nepomuk Hauntinger from March 10 to August 31, 1798, with copies of letters and documents from the period of the occupation of the Princely Abbey of St. Gall (https://e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/csg/1413).
Additional literatureAdditional literature – St. Galler Bibliotheksnetz (SGBN) - Verbundkatalog
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