François Barbé-Marbois papers 1784-1790
François Barbé-Marbois papers
Barbé-Marbois, François, marquis de, 1745-1837
This collection consists of legal documents relating to two civil lawsuits involving François Barbé-Marbois in America. Barbé-Marbois is perhaps best known for negotiating the Louisiana Purchase as Minister of Finance under Napoleon, and also had a long diplomatic career in America, serving as secretary of the French legation to the newly-formed United States under Luzerne, and later as Consul-General and representative.
The material is in English
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