Correspondence of Angelica Schuyler Church and other family members [manuscript], 1716-1865.

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Church, Angelica Schuyler, 1756-1815. Correspondence of Angelica Schuyler Church and other family members [manuscript], 1716-1865.

Correspondence of Angelica Schuyler Church and other family members [manuscript], 1716-1865.

The papers of Angelica Schuyler Church contain correspondence with family members and several notable figures in American history including Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, the Marquis de Lafayette, General Philp Schuyler, and French foreign minister Talleyrand. There are also one or two letters each from George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Winfield Scott, Justus Erich Bollman, Charles James Fox, and the Baron von Steuben, as well as a brief third person note from Louis Philippe or one of his brothers. Topics include United States politics and foreign affairs; the French Revolution and its victims; the First Republic; the imprisonment of Lafayette at Olmutz and possible American diplomatic efforts to release him; the Whiskey Rebellion; the War of 1812, particularly the invasion of Canada; travel in Poland and Austria in 1794, and England in 1840; the July Revolution of 1830 and France under Louis-Philippe; trade in America and India, and family and personal matters. People mentioned include Maria Cosway, Madame de Corny, John Trumbull, Rufus King, Isaac Brock, Abraham Van Vechten, and Peter Buell Porter. In addition the collection contains an engraving of Jefferson with a vignette of him showing the Declaration to John Adams and Franklin; a 1786 indenture for land in New York; autographs of John Lothrop Motley and Philip Livingston; and the Order of Exercises from an 1864 July 4 celebration in Red Hook, N.Y. The collection also contains a Robert Spring forgery of a George Washington order on the Bank of Baltimore.

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