Eugène Dumez letter, 1863 December 29

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Creator:Dumez, Eugène, 1824-1878
Title:Eugène Dumez letter, 1863 December 29

Letter from Eugène Dumez, Paris, to Henry Vignaud telling Vignaud to ask Slidell if the Confederacy would spend 150,000 to 200,000 francs for the Sicle, the French newspaper with the largest circulation, to come out in support of the Confederacy. Dumez asserts that he has a friend who could make this happen and adds in a postscript that this persons influence caused Aucaigne to be replaced by Lefranc at the Patrie. He extends his regards to Mr. Boulet. In French.

Local identification number: C:66

Types:Letters (correspondence) | Text
Subjects:Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922 | Slidell, John, 1793-1871 | Aucaigne, Félix, d. 1914 | Bribery--France | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Foreign public opinion, French | politics and elections | writing, literature, and reading | diplomacy | United States | France
Collection:Civil War: Context & Conflict
Institution:LSU Libraries Special Collections
Contributors:LSU Libraries. Special Collections
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