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

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: 1

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

Keywords/Subjects: France, French Revolution, Global History and US Foreign Policy, Global History and US Foreign Policy, Caribbean, Letter of Introduction or Recommendation, President Politics, Military History, Government and Civics

Sub Era: The Early Republic