Source Problems on the French Revolution

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12. Bailli De Virieu, Correspondance, 98 (June 22, 1789).

The deputies of the third estate, having found the door of the hall of the estates barred by French and Swiss guards, not having been notified, they feared that the remonstrances of the other chambers had decided the king to suspend, even to dissolve, the states general. They betook themselves, accordingly, to a neighboring tennis court, and there took oath never to separate until the constitution had been formed.

This alarm was not well founded, the doors having been closed to give opportunity for the preparations necessary for the royal session which will take place Monday, and in which the king will endeavor to bring the orders together. Last evening M. de Crosne, lieutenant of police, received a letter from the king requesting him to reassure the people of Paris upon his intentions.

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Chicago: "12. Bailli De Virieu, Correspondance, 98 (June 22, 1789)," Source Problems on the French Revolution in Source Problems on the French Revolution, ed. Fred Morrow Fling and Helene Dresser Fling (New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1913), 62–63. Original Sources, accessed December 11, 2019, http://originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=A8E3DAWWZP3BK9P.

MLA: . "12. Bailli De Virieu, Correspondance, 98 (June 22, 1789)." Source Problems on the French Revolution, in Source Problems on the French Revolution, edited by Fred Morrow Fling and Helene Dresser Fling, New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1913, pp. 62–63. Original Sources. 11 Dec. 2019. originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=A8E3DAWWZP3BK9P.

Harvard: , '12. Bailli De Virieu, Correspondance, 98 (June 22, 1789)' in Source Problems on the French Revolution. cited in 1913, Source Problems on the French Revolution, ed. , Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, pp.62–63. Original Sources, retrieved 11 December 2019, from http://originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=A8E3DAWWZP3BK9P.