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Title
Marquis de Lafayette papers
Type
Mixed Material
Subject
Adams, John, 1735-1826.
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848.
Bolívar, Simón, 1783-1830.
Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851.
Fox, Charles James, 1749-1806.
Guizot, François, 1787-1874.
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845.
Jay, John, 1745-1829.
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
La Colombe.
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834--Imprisonment.
Lamartine, Alphonse de, 1790-1869.
Louis XVIII, King of France, 1755-1824.
Louis Philippe, King of the French, 1773-1850
Madison, James, 1751-1836.
Monroe, James, 1758-1831.
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821.
Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809.
Ségur, Louis-Philippe, comte de, 1753-1830.
Staël, Madame de (Anne-Louise-Germaine), 1766-1817.
Talleyrand-Périgord, Charles Maurice de, prince de Bénévent, 1754-1838.
Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862.
Vergennes, Charles Gravier, comte de, 1719-1787.
Washington, George, 1732-1799.
Washington, Martha, 1731-1802.
Jarnac family.
La Fayette family.
Lasteyrie family.
Déclaration des droits de l'homme et du citoyen.
Great Britain. Army.
Château de la Grange (France)
Diplomatic and consular service, French.
Revolutions.
Egypt--Foreign relations--France.
France--Foreign relations--Egypt.
France--Foreign relations--Great Britain.
France--History--18th century.
France--History--Revolution, 1789-1799.
France--History--19th century.
France--History--July Revolution, 1830.
Great Britain--Foreign relations--France.
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783.
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Cryptography.
United States--History--1783-1865.
Soldiers.
Statesmen.
Language
French
Collection material in French
Identified By
Lccn: mm96083803
Summary
Correspondence, letterbooks, writings, speeches, reports, minutes, notes, military records, financial and legal documents, family papers, broadsides, and other papers relating chiefly to the marquis's military, political, and private life, as well as to French and American history of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Subjects include Lafayette's involvement in the American Revolution and in the French revolutions of 1789 and 1830, his imprisonment in Prussian and Austrian jails (1792-1797), and his dealings with French and American political figures and with leaders of revolutionary movements in other countries.
Includes Lafayette's annotated draft of the Declaration of the Rights of Man and a holograph ms. of the secret code used by Lafayette and George Washington during the American Revolution. Also includes papers of the Lafayette (La Fayette) family; records of household activities at the Château de la Grange, where Lafayette lived from 1799 until his death; papers of the Lasteyrie family, descendants of Lafayette who also inhabited the chateau; and papers of the allied Jarnac family.
Lafayette's correspondents include John Adams, John Quincy Adams, Simón Bolívar, James Fenimore Cooper, Charles James Fox, Andrew Jackson, John Jay, Thomas Jefferson, La Colombe, Louis XVIII, James Madison, James Monroe, Napoleon I, Thomas Paine, Louis-Philippe Ségur, Madame de Staël, Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Pèrigord, Martin Van Buren, Charles Gravier, comte de Vergennes, George Washington, and Martha Washington.
Lafayette family papers include those of Lafayette's wife Marie Adrienne de Noailles, marquise de Lafayette; of his children, Anastasie du Motier de La Fayette, comtesse de La Tour-Maubourg; Virginie du Motier de La Fayette, marquise de Lasteyrie du Saillant, and her husband, Louis, marquis de Lasteyrie du Saillant; Georges Washington Louis Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de Lafayette, and his daughter, Natalie Renée Emilie du Motier de La Fayette Périer; and of Lafayette's father, Michel Louis Christophe Roch Gilbert Motier, marquis de La Fayette.
Lasteyrie family papers relate chiefly to assistance given to members of King Louis-Philippe's family during the revolution of 1848 by Virginie's son, Adrien-Jules, marquis de Lasteyrie du Saillant, and his wife, Olivia de Rohan-Chabot, marquise de Lasteyrie du Saillant.
Jarnac family papers include those of Olivia de Rohan-Chabot's grandfather, Guy-Auguste de Rohan-Chabot, comte de Jarnac, relating to his service in the army of French princes (1792- ); papers of Olivia's father, Louis Charles Guillaume de Rohan-Chabot, comte de Jarnac, pertaining to his career in the British Army; and papers of Olivia's brother, Philippe-Ferdinand-Auguste de Rohan-Chabot, comte de Jarnac, documenting his service as ambassador to England, his mission to retrieve the body of Napoleon from Saint Helena, and a mission to Egypt. His correspondents include François Guizot and Alphonse de Lamartine.
Authorized Access Point
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834. Marquis de Lafayette papers, 1757-1990