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Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de (1757-1834) to Madame Le Vasseur re: three glorious days in France [in French]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07618 Author/Creator: Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de (1757-1834) Place Written: Paris Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 12 August 1830 Pagination: 2p. + addr 22.1 x 18.5 cm

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07618 Author/Creator: Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de (1757-1834) Place Written: Paris Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 12 August 1830 Pagination: 2p. + addr 22.1 x 18.5 cm

Summary of Content: "The great victory of our people...heroism, selflessness, the miracle of these three days are beyond expression." In French.

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Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralFranceGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsRebellionMilitary History

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