THE PRINCE OF CONDÉ
AT the time of the accession of Charles X., the family of Condé was represented only by an old man of sixty-eight, Louis-Henri-Joseph de Bourbon-Condé, born April 13th, 1756. At the death of his father in 1818, he had taken the title of Prince of Condé, while retaining that of Duke of Bourbon, by which he had previously been designated. On the 10th of January, 1822, he lost his wife, Princess Louise-Marie-Thérèse-Bathilde, sister of the Duke of Orleans, mother of the unfortunate Duke d'Enghien, and he lost, on March 10th, 1824, his sister, Mademoiselle de Condé, the nun whose convent of the Perpetual Adoration was situated in the Temple near the site of the former tower where Louis XVI. and his family had been confined.
The Duke of Bourbon, in his youth, had had a famous duel with the Count of Artois, the future Charles X. No resentment subsisted between the two princes, who afterwards maintained the most cordial relations. During the Emigration, the Duke of Bourbon served with valor in the army of his father, the Prince of Condé. While the white flag