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Collection Reference Number GLC00496.173
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1814 
Title Alexander von Humboldt to James Madison [in French]
Date 21 July 1814
Author Humboldt, Alexander von (1769-1859)  
Recipient Madison, James  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Mentions David Bailie Warden, American consul general in Paris. Also mentions Mr. de Lafayette (possibly the Marquis de Lafayette), and Berthollet (possibly Claude de Berthollet, a French chemist). Contains a cardboard strip attached to the end of the letter, possibly to keep the pages from separating. Docketed by Madison.
Subjects France  President  Science and Technology  Diplomacy  Global History and Civics  
People Humboldt, Alexander von (1769-1859)  Madison, James (1751-1836)  Berthollet, Claude-Louis (1748-1822)  Warden, David Bailie (1772-1845)  Lafayette, Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, Marquis de (1757-1834)  
Place written Paris, France
Theme Foreign Affairs; Science, Technology, Invention; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt was a naturalist, geologist and explorer.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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