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Moustier, Éléonor François Élie, marquis de (1751-1817) to Henry Knox [in French]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.06101 Author/Creator: Moustier, Éléonor François Élie, marquis de (1751-1817) Place Written: London, England Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 20 May 1794 Pagination: 3 p. : docket ; 22.4 x 18.9 cm.

Summary of Content: Discusses the French Revolution and mentions St. Domingue [Haiti]. Mentions obtaining a title [or introduction?] for an acquaintance. Refers to George Washington. Also speaks of affairs in Europe. States, "La France sera une monarchie" (predicts France will be a monarchy).

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Moustier, Éléonor François Élie, marquis de, 1751-1817
Washington, George, 1732-1799

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: FranceFrench RevolutionGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyCaribbeanLetter of Introduction or RecommendationPresidentPoliticsMilitary HistoryGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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