Autograph letter signed : n.p., to [William Harris Crawford], n.p., [circa 1814].

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Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834. Autograph letter signed : n.p., to [William Harris Crawford], n.p., [circa 1814].

Autograph letter signed : n.p., to [William Harris Crawford], n.p., [circa 1814].

Signed with initials. Mentions visits with Thomas Clarkson and Talleyrand. Topics include the abolition of the slave trade in England, the [Congress of Vienna?], and maritime rights.

1 item (2 p.) ; 20 x 16 cm.

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