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    Edmond Charles Genet papers, 1734-1895 French diplomat and first minister of the French Republic to the United States. Correspondence written and received during Genet's diplomatic service in Russia and the United States; also legation accounts, extracts from English newspapers, notes relating to England and America, scientific papers, a memoir prepared by his son, Geo. Clinton Genet, and other descendants, and printed material.
    • Contributor: Genet, Edmond Charles
    • Date: 1734
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    Souvanna Phouma, Prince of Laos, papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Copies of ten volumes of diaries with inserted material such as letters, cables, memoranda, communiques, clippings, and other printed material. Reflects Souvanna's role as nationalist and conciliator of the political factions within Laos including the Neo Lao Haksat (political arm of the Pathet Lao) led by Prince Souphanouvong, the rightist faction led by Prince Boun Oum Na Champassak, and the neutralists led by Souvanna; ...
    • Contributor: Souvanna Phouma
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    William Vans Murray papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, and official documents pertaining to Murray's diplomatic activities as minister to the Netherlands (1797-1801) and as minister plenipoteniary to France (1799-1800) along with Oliver Ellsworth and William Richardson Davie. Topics include the American Revolution, the treaty of 1787 with England, and the XYZ Affair. Includes correspondence with John Adams; John Quincy Adams; Baron de Cappelle; Charles Guillaume Frédéric Dumas; Elbridge Gerry; James ...
    • Contributor: Murray, William Vans
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    William Vans Murray papers, 1778-1805 Diplomat and United States representative from Maryland. Correspondence, diaries, and official documents pertaining to Murray’s diplomatic activities as minister to the Netherlands (1797-1801) and as minister plenipoteniary to France (1799-1800).
    • Contributor: Murray, William Vans
    • Date: 1778
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    Philippe Bunau-Varilla papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, writings, legal records, newspaper clippings, and other papers concerning Bunau-Varilla's activities in the United States (1900-1907), his efforts relating to the Panama Canal, and his role in the Panamanian revolution and as minister plenipotentiary for the new government. Includes material pertaining to the Hay-Bunau-Varilla treaty of 1903 and an eyewitness account of volcanic activity in Nicaragua in 1902. Correspondents include Manuel Amador ...
    • Contributor: Bunau-Varilla, Philippe
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    Marquis de Lafayette papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, writings, speeches, reports, minutes, notes, military records, financial and legal documents, family papers, broadsides, and other papers relating chiefly to the marquis's military, political, and private life, as well as to French and American history of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Subjects include Lafayette's involvement in the American Revolution and in the French revolutions of 1789 and 1830, his imprisonment ...
    • Contributor: Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier - Jarnac, Charles Rosalie De Rohan-Chabot - Jarnac, Louis Charles Guillaume De Rohan-Chabot - Jarnac, Philippe-Ferdinand-Auguste De Rohan-Chabot - Lafayette, Georges Washington Louis Gilbert Du Motier - Lafayette, Marie Adrienne De Noailles - La Fayette, Michel Louis Christophe Roch Gilbert Motier - Lasteyrie Du Saillant, Adrien-Jules - Lasteyrie Du Saillant, Louis - Lasteyrie Du Saillant, Olivia De Rohan-Chabot - Lasteyrie Du Saillant, Virginie Du Motier De La Fayette - La Tour-Maubourg, Anastasie Du Motier De La Fayette - Périer, Natalie Du Motier De La Fayette
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    Edmond Charles Genet papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence; diplomatic despatches; speeches; writings; scientific papers; notes relating to England and America; legation accounts; newspaper extracts; printed matter; and other papers. Subjects include Genet's diplomatic service in England, Russia, and the U.S.; political theory; scientific research; and Clinton and Osgood families. Includes a memoir prepared by his son, Geo. Clinton Genet, and other descendants; and correspondence and despatches received by Genet's father, Edme ...
    • Contributor: Genet, Edmond Charles
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    Philippe Bunau-Varilla papers, 1877-1955 Panamanian diplomat and engineer. Correspondence, speeches, writings, legal records, newspaper clippings, and other papers concerning Bunau-Varilla’s activities in the United States, his efforts to gain support for completion of the Panama Canal, and his role in the Panamanian revolution and as minister plenipotentiary for the new government.
    • Contributor: Bunau-Varilla, Philippe
    • Date: 1877
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    Souvanna Phouma, Prince of Laos, papers, 1961 January 1-1970 December 31 Prince and prime minister of Laos. Copies of ten volumes of diaries with inserted material such as letters, cables, memoranda, communiqués, clippings, and other printed material reflecting Souvanna Phouma's role as nationalist and conciliator of the political factions within Laos.
    • Contributor: Souvanna Phouma, Prince of Laos - Souvanna Phouma
    • Date: 1961
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    Marquis de Lafayette papers, 1757-1990 Soldier and statesman. Correspondence, letterbooks, writings, speeches, reports, minutes, notes, military records, financial and legal documents, family papers, broadsides, and other papers relating chiefly to the Marquis de Lafayette's military, political, and private life, as well as to French and American history of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Subjects include Lafayette's involvement in the American Revolution and in the French revolutions of ...
    • Contributor: Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, Marquis De - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Date: 1457
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    Charles Jules, comte de Menou, papers, Catalog Record Only Papers of Charles Jules, comte de Menou, during his years as French charge d'affaires in Washington, D.C., relating to diplomatic affairs and French colonial affairs in the Caribbean. Includes drafts of Menou's reports and communications to the French government along with copies of official United States documents sent as enclosures. Persons represented include Jean Guillaume, baron Hyde de Neuville.
    • Contributor: Menou, Charles Jules
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    France. Ministère des affaires étrangères records, Catalog Record Only Includes Correspondance Politique (selections from Angleterre, Espagne, and États-Unis), Mémories et Documents (selections from Amérique, Angleterre, États-Unis, and France), selections from the Service Géographique series and selections from the Correspondance consulaire et commerciale from the Archives de Ministère and selections from BI and BIII of the Consular correspondence from the Archives Nationales.
    • Contributor: France. Ministère Des Affaires Étrangères
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    Turkish embassy records, Catalog Record Only Logbook for correspondence kept at the Turkish embassy in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Turkey. Büyük Elçilik (U.S.)
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    Jean-Antoine-Nicolas Caritat, marquis de Condorcet, papers, Catalog Record Only First and second holograph drafts of Condorcet's Eloge of Benjamin Franklin, with a secretary's final copy, annotated by Condorcet.
    • Contributor: Condorcet, Jean-Antoine-Nicolas De Caritat
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    Proclamation of Claude-Victor Perrin, duc de Bellune, Catalog Record Only Transcript of a proclamation issued by Bellune as Napoleon I's captain-general in Louisiana notifying its citizens that the territory had been ceded by Spain to France.
    • Contributor: Bellune, Claude-Victor Perrin
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    Eugene Maximilien Haitian collection, 1847-1933
    Maximilien collection, 1847-1933 Catalog Record Only
    Reproduces 240 bound volumes of handwritten and typescript correspondence and official documents relating to Haitian diplomatic history, collected over a period of twenty years by Eugene Maximilien.
    • Date: 1996
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    Louis-Marie, baron Turreau de Garambouville, correspondence, Catalog Record Only Copy of a letter (1806 December 24) written by Denis Decrès, French naval minister, to Turreau de Garambouville and two letters (1807 February 28 and March 17) written by Turreau de Garambouville to Victor Hugues, French commissioner in Saint Domingue (Haiti). The letters relate to the British and French commercial policies that led to the American embargo, 1807-1809.
    • Contributor: Turreau De Garambouville, Louis-Marie
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    Eugène Méjan papers, Catalog Record Only Chiefly correspondence and reports of Eugène Méjan, French consul in New Orleans, La.; Thomas Overton Moore, governor of Louisiana; John T. Monroe, mayor of New Orleans; and officers of the the Légion Française and the Brigade Française during the occupation of New Orleans by Union forces under General Benjamin F. Butler. Subjects include the service of foreign volunteer organizations in New Orleans before and ...
    • Contributor: Méjan, Eugène.
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    Précis historique des evenmens maritimes qui ont en lieu pendant les guerres de 1741, 1756, 1778 et depuis 1792 ... : Catalog Record Only Three volumes (numbered 2, 3, 4) relate chiefly to French involvement in the American revolution; title page indicates author (M.C. de Bxxxxx) was "Capitaine de Vaisseau en retraite, Chevalier de St. Louis."
    • Contributor: Bremoy [?] De
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    Collection cinq cents de Colbert, Catalog Record Only Includes selections from volumes 17, 45, 88-89, 126, 199, 203-04, 151, 291, 323-24, 334, 337-39, 341, 466-67, 470, 473, 476, 478, 483, and 497, relating in part to French maritime, commercial and diplomatic matters.
    • Contributor: Colbert, Jean Baptiste
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    Collection des mélanges de Colbert, Catalog Record Only Principally letters (1649-1677) to Colbert; memoirs (1670-1671) written by Colbert's son, the Marquis de Seignelay; selected orders for payment from the royal treasury (1652-1672); and other material relating to French colonial and commercial activities in America. Includes selections from volumes 31, 84, 101, 105-108, 109 bis, 111-120, 121 bis-131 bis, 133-140, 141 bis-147, 149-166, 167-170, 171-176 bis, 270-271, 273-274, and 287-289.
    • Contributor: Seignelay, Jean-Baptiste Colbert
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    Records of the French Agence Général du Clergé, Catalog Record Only Volume (153 pages) containing copies of records from series G8 498, 701 relating, in part, to a French loan to the U.S.
    • Contributor: France. Agence Général Du Clergé