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Lafayette in America.

AndrГ© Maurois

Lafayette in America.

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in [Boston] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834 -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated by Frank Nicholas.
    SeriesNorth Star books, 15
    ContributionsNicholas, Frank, illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE207.L2 M3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination184 p.
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6272334M
    LC Control Number59009730


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From the Preface of this 1, page book: "Two hundred years ago - on December 7,to be exact -- Silas Deane, the American commissioner in Paris, and the nineteen-year-old Marquis de Lafayette signed an agreement which made the young Frenchman a major general in 5/5(3).

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book figure and to read the correspondence between the two/5(). Auguste Levasseur’s Lafayette in America is a journal of General Lafayette’s Farewell Tour of all 24 United States.

In this book, Lafayette’s private secretary describes how the now year-old hero of the American Revolution and apostle of liberty in Europe was welcomed in an adoring frenzy by the American people.

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[Lafayette in the Somewhat United States] is about the friendship between George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette, but in Vowell’s inimitable style it is also firmly grounded in the present.”—Minneapolis Star Tribune “Here's one historian who is a born storyteller.”—Philadelphia InquirerBrand: Penguin Publishing Group.

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The Marquis de Lafayette was the last surviving French general of the American Revolutionary War inand he made a tour of the 24 states in the United States from July to September He was received by the populace with a hero's welcome at many stops, and many honors and monuments were presented to commemorate and memorialize the visit.

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Why Marquis de Lafayette Is Still America’s Best Friend A conversation with Sarah Vowell about her new book, the American Revolution and what we can learn from the Founding Fathers. Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette (6 September – 20 May ), known in the United States simply as Lafayette, was a French aristocrat and military officer who fought in the American Revolutionary War, commanding American troops in several battles, including the Siege of returning to France, he was a key figure in the Buried: Picpus Cemetery.

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Hoffman’s book is an English translation of a journal written by Lafayette’s private secretary, Auguste Levasseur, who described Lafayette’s travels throughout America and his meetings with. Sarah Vowell's charming not-quite-a-history gives us a young, glory-hungry Marquis de Lafayette, and the Founding Fathers not as marble statues, but as real men who bicker, bumble and snore.

Page 45 - Faith, etc., having undertaken for the glory of God, and advancement of the Christian faith, and honor of our King and country, a voyage to plant the first colony in the northern parts of Virginia, do, by these presents, solemnly and mutually, in the presence of God, and of one another, covenant and combine ourselves together into a civil body politic.

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Subjects: Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, Marquis de, ; United States--History--Revolution, Participation, French. Be it remembered, that on the 2d day of November, A.D. in the forty-ninth year of the independence of the United States of America, E.G. House, of the said district, has deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit—Memoirs of General Lafayette, with an account of.

Auguste Levasseur’s Lafayette in America is a journal of General Lafayette’s Farewell Tour of all 24 United States. In this book, Lafayette’s private secretary describes how the now year-old hero of the American Revolution and apostle of liberty in Europe was welcomed in an adoring frenzy by the American people.5/5(1).

From the bestselling author of Assassination Vacation and The Partly Cloudy Patriot, an insightful and unconventional account of George Washington’s trusted officer and friend, that swashbuckling teenage French aristocrat the Marquis de Lafayette. Chronicling General Lafayette’s years in Washington’s army, Vowell reflects on the ideals of the American 4/5(46).

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Download book order form as PDF file. Be sure to include your name, address, and phone number. —The National Book Review “Sarah Vowell turns her keen eye and droll wit to the American Revolution in her latest historical venture, Lafayette in the Somewhat United States Vowell, of course, doesn't just give us the highlights; she offers a portrait of [Lafayette] and his older contemporaries, with whom he found friendship, glory, and.

The full name was Marie-Joseph-Paul-Yves-Roch-Gilbert du Motier, which was quite a mouthful for Yankee sensibilities, but the Marquis de Lafayette became one of the first American celebrities anyway.

As the last surviving Major General of the Revolutionary War, Lafayette was invited by U.S. president James Monroe and Congress to visit the state Union for what would become his Farewell Tour in the United States of America.

Accompanied by his Secretary Auguste Levasseur, General Lafayette visited all the 24 states of the Union in 13 months (August –. Lafayette's secretary, Auguste Levasseur, wrote about it in a book published in At the Potomac bridge we stopped to pay the toll, and the gate-keeper, after counting the company and horses, received the money from the president, and allowed us to pass on; but we had gone a very short distance when we heard someone bawling after us, 'Mr.

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