Richelieu, Armand Jean du Plessis, duc de, 1585-1642
- Existence: September 9, 1585-December 4, 1642
Biographical / Historical
Armand Jean du Plessis, cardinal and duke de Richelieu (1585-1642) was chief minister to Louis XIII between 1624 and 1642.
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Call Number: MS 801
Overview: A collection of autograph letters and manuscripts, many of leading American public figures, collected by Mary Ann Phelps Montgomery. Fifteen letters are addressed to her father, Governor John Smith Phelps (1814-1866) of Missouri, six were written by James G. Blaine (1830-1893), and five by Thomas C. Reynolds of Missouri. The collection includes items signed by four American presidents, several European heads of state, and prominent members of European nobility.