A Database of Cheap Literature, 1837-1860

About the Author

Adelbert Doisy (1792-1879)
Translator for Irish publishers Simms and M'Intyre, Comte Adelbert Jacques Doisy de Villargennes taught at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution in 1819-1837 and 1844-1846. Immediately afterwards, he emigrated to Cincinnati. A lifetime supporter of Napoléon, he was born in France, became a lieutenant under the emperor, and taken as a prisoner of war by the English. He was brought to Ireland, where he met both of his wives.

See his autobiographical Reminiscences of Army Life under Napoleon Bonaparte and Richard H. Jones's notes in “Jones-Hubert Genealogy”.