2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) France--History--19th century.

  1. Marquis de Lafayette papers, 1757-1990

    64 microfilm reels (34.5 linear feet, 25,000 items). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Soldier and statesman. Correspondence, letterbooks, writings, speeches, reports, minutes, notes, military records, financial and legal documents, family papers, broadsides, and other papers relating chiefly to the Marquis de Lafayette'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.

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  2. Luis Aury papers, 1801-1911

    62 items. 1 container. 0.25 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    French privateer and governor of an independent republic which he established in Galveston, Texas. Correspondence, legal records, and other papers relating to Aury's experiences as a member of French naval forces sent to Hispaniola in 1802, corsair conducting raids on English and Spanish ships in the Caribbean Sea, naval commander for the United Provinces of Rio del Plata (Provincias Unidas del Río de la Plata), and governor of an independent republic in Galveston, Texas.