Louis-Marie de La Revellière-Lépeaux papers, 1789-1872 (bulk 1789-1815).
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Born in Berlin, Germany, and educated at the universities of Frankfurt and Göttingen, Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) was one of the most prominent European figures of his age. His fame largely derived from his scientific expedition in Latin America between 1799 and 1804, which resulted in numerous discoveries, particularly related to physical geography and meteorology. Notably, he spent 1803 in New Spain (present day Mexico) conducting a census of the territory. Source: Alexander von ...
French emperor and military commander. From the description of Letter, 1811. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122322521 Napoleon Bonaparte was a general of the French Revolution (1789-1799); the ruler of France as First Consul of the French Republic from November 11, 1799, to May 18, 1804; Emperor of the French and King of Italy under the name Napoleon I from May 18,1804, to April 6,1814; and briefly restored as Emperor from March 20 to June 22, 1815. He conquered much of Euro...
Jean-Baptiste-Charles-Henri-Hector d'Estaing was born in Ravel, France, on November 24, 1729, the son of Charles-François d'Estaing, the Marquis de Salliant, and Marie-Henriette Colbert de Maulevrier. He served as a military officer during the War of Austrian Succession and the Seven Years' War. He spent most of the latter conflict in India, where he was promoted to lieutenant general in 1762, and was governor of Saint-Domingue (now Haiti) from 1764-1766. D'Estaing was promoted to vice admiral i...
Surveyor; noted Indian fighter in the American midwest in the latter half of the 18th century. From the description of Documents, 1778-1818. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28287330 American Revolutionary Colonel in the Old Northwest. Clark first came to Detroit from Cleveland in 1817, and was followed by his parents in a commercial fisherman and deputy collector of customs in China, Mich. (from M.P.C., I, 501-507: Clark's "Recollections".) (blue ...
Minister under Louis-Philippe, historian, and art critic. From the description of Letters & manuscript, 1848-1854. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 82257487 French historian and minister of state. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to M. Cardelli, 1852 Nov. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270571956 French politician and historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified,...
James Monroe, fifth president of the United States of America (b. April 28, 1758, Monroe Hall, Virginia-d. July 4, 1831, New York, New York) fought with distinction in the Continental Army, and he practiced law in Fredericksburg, Virginia. As a young politician, he joined the anti-Federalists in the Virginia Convention which ratified the Constitution, and in 1790, an advocate of Jeffersonian policies, he was elected United States Senator. As Minister to France in 1794-1796, Monroe showed strong ...
Victor du Pont (1767-1827) was born in Paris, the eldest son of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours. After completing his education, he was employed as one of three sous-chiefs in his father's office at the Bureau du Commerce in Paris. In 1787 he obtained a position as private secretary to the Comte de Moustier, the French minister to the United States. In 1791 he was named aide-de-camp to General Lafayette, and the next year he was appointed secretary to the French legation in Philadelphia. In 179...
La Revellière-Lépeaux was a French politician and member of the Directoire exécutif. From the description of [Letter, 1795 juil. 2 to] Citoyen Coutouly [Augers] / L. M. Revelliere-Lepeaux. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 245193609 Louis-Marie de La Revellière-Lépeaux, French politician, member of the French Directory from 1795 to 1798, first president of the Directory after the French Revolution. From the description of Louis-Marie de La Revellière-Lé...
French navigator and explorer. From the description of Papers [manuscript]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225756888 Nicolas Baudin, navigator and explorer was given command by the Institut de France, of an expedition to complete the cartography of New Holland. Baudin died in Mauritius in 1803. From the description of Papers [manuscript]. 1800-1913. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225821473 Nicolas Thomas Baudin, 1754-1803, was bor...
American diplomat, author, and book-collector. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Noah Webster, 1829 Sept. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270659525 Author, book collector, and diplomat. From the description of Papers of David Bailie Warden, 1800-1843. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455374 David Bailie Warden was a diplomat and teacher, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1809. From the descr...