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Title M Garnier Papers
Date 1763-1787
Document Type Correspondence
Reference SC 128
Library / Archive Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Description Partial translations and photocopies of correspondence between M Garnier and his friends in the United States and France. He mentions his voyage, his financial situation, the weather, mutual friends and the possibility of the revolution. Written in manuscript French.
Series Description The bulk of the collection consists of letters between Garnier, in Springfield, Pennsylvania, and friends elsewhere in the United States and in France. Also included are receipts for the sale of lots of slaves signed by Garnier as agent. The letter discuss personal matters, business, the American Revolution, slaves and freed slaves, life in the United States, and French-English antagonism in America. This collection also includes a folder of photocopies of card catalog cards and Garnier's original documents.
Theme(s) Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences
Country (from) France
Country (to) United States of America
Places Springfield, Pennsylvania, United States
Nationality French
Keywords journey conditions, wealth, food, friendship, business, politics, leisure, American War of Independence
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania catalogue.
Language French
Copyright Historical Society of Pennsylvania