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Title Letter [manuscript]: Paris, le Ministre des Relations Exterieurs au Citoyen Ministre de la Marine, le 11 ventôse an 4 [i.e March 1, 1796]
Author Delacroix de Constant, Charles (1741-1805)
Document Type Official Record; Correspondence
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Letter, signed in Paris on March 1, 1796, by Charles Delacroix de Constant, minister of exterior relations, to Laurent Jean François Truguet, minister of the Navy, concerning French relations with the Creek Indians. Delacroix is sending Truquet papers on several matters relating to Indian affairs for his comments, including Delacroix’s response to the proposal made by the Creeks; a list of items to be supplied to them in order to cement the Creek/French alliance; and other papers vouching for the integrity of the Creek chief. An appended note signed by Truguet indicates that he returned all the papers to Delacroix on 19 ventôse [March 9].
Names Truguet, Laurent Jean François (1752-1839)
Places Paris, France
Keywords government, government relations, Indian Policy, politics, colonialism
Theme American Indians and the European Powers; Military Encounters: Conflicts, Rebellions and Alliances
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Southeast
Language French
Additional Information Newberry: Letter dated according to the French Republican calendar.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 230
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue