Autograph letter signed : Paris, to [William Harris] Crawford, Washington, 1817 Apr. 16.

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Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834. Autograph letter signed : Paris, to [William Harris] Crawford, Washington, 1817 Apr. 16.

Autograph letter signed : Paris, to [William Harris] Crawford, Washington, 1817 Apr. 16.

Letter of introduction for the two sons of Marshal Grouchy. Refers to the release of General Decaen on the eve of his trial, the Holy Alliance, the death of Massena, the presence of a third independent political party, and a "new mode of election for one fifth of the Chambre des députés." Folded letter sheet with partial address.

1 item (2 p.) ; 24 x 18 cm.

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