François Barbé-Marbois papers  1784-1790
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Title: François Barbé-Marbois papers
Creator: Barbé-Marbois, François, marquis de, 1745-1837
Inclusive dates: 1784-1790
Extent: 9 items
Abstract:
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.

Language: The material is in English
Repository: William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan
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The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190
Phone: 734-764-2347
Web Site: www.clements.umich.edu