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Hussey family papers and documents
M1418  
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Description
Genealogical information and other testimony about the family's story, as well as a detailed inventory of the Hussey property that demonstrates the wealth that this immigrant family accumulated by their military service and business enterprises.
Background
Irish loyalists who came to France in the 18th century to serve the French king, the Hussey family integrated themselves into the French nobility through military service, commercial activities, marriage, and the purchase of lands. Miles Hussey, the patriarch, died during the Revolution; his son was an emigre.
Extent
3 Linear Feet : 3 small flat boxes, 1 map folder
Restrictions
These materials are believed to be in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use of public domain materials.
Availability
Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.