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Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834



  • Existence: 1757-09-06 - 1834-05-20

Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette (1757-1834), French aristocrat and military officer who fought in the American Revolutionary War.

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

James Fenimore Cooper Collection

Call Number: YCAL MSS 415
Overview: The collection provides evidence of the personal and professional life of James Fenimore Cooper, and to a lesser degree, the Cooper family, between 1792 and 1976. The collection documents Cooper's writing career, service in the United States Navy, and travels through Europe, and consists of correspondence, writings, personal papers, legal and financial documents, clippings, artwork, and objects. As an author who was engaged in the process of printing and publishing his works, and who was deeply...
Dates: 1792-1976, bulk 1792-1894

Letter : La Grange, to Guglielmo Pepe, 1832 Oct 20

 Part of Collection — Box: 62, Folder: GROUP 2405, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC

Letter : La Grange, to Peter Stephen du Ponceau, 1831 Jul 2

 Part of Collection — Box: 62, Folder: GROUP 2405, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS in French concerning Lafayette's "Florida lands." With a sheet containing a typed transcript of the letter and an English translation.

Removed from: Answer to Enquiries Relative to Middle Florida by David B. Macomb (Tallahassee, 1827).
Dates: 1831 Jul 2

Letter : La Grange, to Reverend Ralph Randolph Gurley, Washington City, 1828 Nov 29

 Part of Collection — Box: 62, Folder: GROUP 2405, F-7
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS to "Reverend R. R. Gurley, Secretary to the Colonisation Society."
Dates: 1828 Nov 29

Letter : Montpellier, to an unidentified correspondent, 1824 Nov 16

 Part of Collection — Box: 62, Folder: GROUP 2405, F-5
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC

Letter : Paris, to Antoine-Augustus Renouard, 1823 Aug 15

 Part of Collection — Box: 62, Folder: GROUP 2405, F-4
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS, with address, listing books to sell. Accompanied by typed transcript and typed translation.

In French.
Dates: 1823 Aug 15

Letter : Paris, to Peter Augustus Jay, 1831 Mar 25

 Part of Collection — Box: 62, Folder: GROUP 2405, F-6
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS, with address, introducing Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont.
Dates: 1831 Mar 25

Letter : Paris, to Philip Hone, 1826 Mar 14

 Part of Collection — Box: 62, Folder: GROUP 2405, F-3
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS, with address, to the Mayor of New York City.
Dates: 1826 Mar 14

Letter : to James Fenimore Cooper, [182-?]

 Part of Collection — Box: 11, Folder: GROUP 218, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS concerning a portrait of Lafayette, issues relating to newspaper printers, and Belgium.

With typed transcript.
Dates: [182-?]

Herman W. Liebert manuscript collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 237
Overview: The Liebert Autograph Collection contains chiefly British (as well as other European and American) historical and literary manuscripts and autographs, including items by James Boswell, Jr., Sir Joseph Banks, Marie Corelli, Eugene V. Debs, Camille Pissarro, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Thomas Henry Huxley, Samuel Johnson, Ouida, and Alfred Tennyson. The Liebert Correspondence consists of letters written to Liebert by Ian Fleming, Beverly Nichols, John Cowper Powys, and Thornton Wilder.
Dates: 1604-1987

Pierpont Family Papers

Call Number: MS 1125
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, financial and legal papers, inventories, deeds, and accounts of members of the Pierpont family of North Haven, Connecticut. The principal figure is Daniel Pierpont, business man and town clerk of North Haven whose papers include an account book kept while building a house (1846), fourteen deeds for land in North Haven and a description of a churn invented by him. His diary (1824) contains an account of a murder trial in New Haven interrupted by the arrival of General...
Dates: 1656-1885

Rochambeau Papers and Rochambeau Family Cartographic Archive

Call Number: GEN MSS 146
Overview: The Rochambeau Papers and Rochambeau Family Cartographic Archive is divided into two parts, the Rochambeau Papers, and the Cartographic Archive.
Dates: 1669-1823

Tarleton family papers

Call Number: MS 481
Overview: Correspondence, autograph album, genealogical notes, photographs and miscellaneous papers of the Tarleton and Lightfoot families of Alabama. The major figures represented in the collection are Robert Tarleton, his wife Sarah Bernard Lightfoot Tarleton, and Sarah Bee Ross Lightfoot. Most letters were written by Robert Tarleton and date from the Civil War period. The papers also contain an 1834 letter from Marquis de Lafayette to the President of the French Chamber of Peers.
Dates: 1830-1888, bulk 1861-1869

Anna and Marion Tompson collection

Call Number: MS 486
Overview: Financial and legal papers, advertising brochures for a school at Portsmouth (1801-1808) and correspondence of the Rollins and Hooker families. Also in the collection is a letter of introduction (1831) from the Marquis de Lafayette. Most of the financial and legal papers concern transactions for land in Bretton Woods, Dummer and Portsmouth, New Hampshire, chiefly relating to the Haven family. One of the documents is an original proprietor's grant (1772) for Bretton Woods.
Dates: 1681-1869

John Trumbull papers

Call Number: MS 506
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, legal and financial records, and writings which document the artistic career, business ventures, and personal life of John Trumbull. The papers also include correspondence, diaries, and financial and legal records of other Trumbull family members and of related Huntington, Lanman, Silliman, and Wadsworth family members. Files of Theodore Sizer containing his research material and writings on John Trumbull are also in the papers.
Dates: 1750-1961