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  • Language of Material: French
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Hussey family papers and documents
    source: Esclafer de la Rode, Patrick
    creator: Hussey family
    Identifier/Call Number: M1418
    Physical Description: 3 Linear Feet : 3 small flat boxes, 1 map folder
    Date (inclusive): circa 1744-1812
    Language of Material: Nearly all documents are in French, with small amounts of English and Latin.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.

    Conditions Governing Use

    These materials are believed to be in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use of public domain materials.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Purchased, 2003. Accession 2003-324.

    Biographical / Historical

    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.

    Scope and Contents

    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.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    France -- History.
    Esclafer de la Rode, Patrick
    Hussey family