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Monclar, François de. Letters to his family, 1866 March 23 - 1867 Sept. 1.
BANC MSS 89/135 m
Collection Overview

Title:

Letters to his family, 1866 March 23 - 1867 Sept. 1

Creator/Contributor:

Monclar, François de., creator

Abstract:

36 ALS (ca. 600 pages) written primarily to his sister, "Nina," but including a few letters to his father. The letters cover the young Conte de Monclar's stay in Mexico as an attache of the French Legation, from his arrival in March 1866 through the fall of the Emperor Maximillian and the departure of the Legation from Mexico. The last two letters are written from New York just prior to Monclar's setting sail to return to France.

Date:

1866 (issued)

Subject:

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Mexico -- History -- European intervention, 1861-1867
Mexico -- Social life and customs

Note:

In French.

Physical Description:

1 box (.4 linear ft.)

Language:

French

Identifier:

BANC MSS 89/135 m

Origin:

California