Council of State's Recommendation to Napoleon on Conscription in 1806
Submitted by Dominique Contant
Title I Distribution between Departments
Title II: Operations Related to the Call Up
2. All the operations relative to the raising above prescribed, will
be executed according to the dispositions of our imperial decree of
Fructidor 8 the year XIII, concerning the raising of the conscription
of the year XIV.
Title III: Times in which the Different Operations above Prescribed
should be Executed
3. The general and alphabetical lists of every canton, which, according
to the Article 6 of the aforesaid decree, should be drawn up by the
sub-prefects and shown in all the municipalities of the canton, will
be completed and posted on September 1, 1806.
The operations relative to the check of lists, will begin, in all the Empire, on September 10, 1806.
The Council of Recruitment will meet the 15 of the same month.
The first convoy of conscripts from every department will begin on
October 1 at the latest; the others will succeed one another from day
Title IV: Of the Distribution of the 40,000 Conscripts of the Year
1806 between the various Corps of the Army.
4. The forty thousand conscripts of the year 1806 called by the present
decree, will be distributed between the various corps of the army, according
to the sheet annexed to the present decree under the numbers II and
5. The forty thousand men remaining of the eighty thousand as authorized
by the sénatus - consults of the 2 vendémiaire, will form
the reserve of the year 1806. One will continue to observe for the aforementioned
conscripts in reserve and for those of the previous years, what was
prescribed by the orders of the 18 thermidor the year X, in Fructidor
29 the year XI, and by the decree of the 8 nivôse the year XIII.
One will conform, for the conscripts in the depots in the aforesaid
acts, in particular in that of the Fructidor 8 the year XIII.
6. Our Ministers are in charge, each in what he is concerned, of the
execution of the present decree.
May 21, 1806
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