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Marquis de Lafayette, Gilbert du Motier, 1757-1834



  • Existence: 1757 - 1834

French aristocrat and military officer who fought in the American Revolutionary War, commanding American troops in several battles, including the Siege of Yorktown. After returning to France, he was a key figure in the French Revolution of 1789 and the July Revolution of 1830

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Edmond Charles Genet letter

Mss 787527
Identifier: Mss 787527
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John Glover letter

Mss 781623
Identifier: Mss 781623
Scope and Contents Letter written by Gen. Glover in Peeks Kill to LaFayette introducing and recommending John Wheelock, who wishes an introduction to the French ambassador.

Marie Joseph Paul Rock Yves Gilbert de Motier, marguis de Lafayette letter

Mss 830118
Identifier: Mss 830118
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Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette letters

Mss 819120.1
Identifier: Mss 819120.1
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