FRUCTIDOR

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FRUCTIDOR, 18th (Sept. 4,1797). On this day the majority of the French directory (see Barras) overthrew the opposite party, Carnot and Barthelemy. (q. v.) 65 deputies (Pichegru, &c.) were condemned to deportation, as guilty of a conspiracy for the restoration of the monarchy; and writh them, Barthelemy. Carnot escaped. The councils renewed their oath of hatred against royalty on this occasion. (See Calendar.)