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Liancourt, François Alexandre Frédéric, duc de la Rochefoucauld (1747-1827) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.06999 Author/Creator: Liancourt, François Alexandre Frédéric, duc de la Rochefoucauld (1747-1827) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter Date: 2 July 1797 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 32.1 x 20.2 cm.

Informs Knox that he will be leaving to return to France next fall and thanks Knox for his kindness and friendship. Signature is clipped.

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