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Letter, François Jean, Marquis de Chastellux, to Philip Schuyler, 1784 June 17

 Item — Box: 9, Folder: 1784.06.17
Identifier: RM-207; MS-2665

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed in French. Paris. Chastellux writes of the departure of the Marquis de Lafayette to America. He imagines the scene if he, instead of Lafayette, might return to America and visit with Washington. He reminisces about the weeks spent at Albany and Saratoga during the Revolution and follows with a postscript regarding Madam Carter now Madam Church.


  • 1784 June 17


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