(p. 278) At eleven o'clock he dictated to me the orders of the day; and these orders announced, that we should sleep at Essonne.
He, on this, conceiving himself to be secure of the attachment of his soldiery, gave orders for advancing headquarters to Essonne.
After supper the Marshal rejoined his corps at Essonne, and six hours after the Emperor arrived there to visit the lines.
Another Celtic name for water, esca is seen in the Ouche, the Essonne.
These officers joined the Emperor and the Marshal as they were proceeding up the banks of the river at Essonne.
She was simply told that she would sleep at Essonne, nothing more.