Eugène Dumez letter, 1864 January 18

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Creator:Dumez, Eugène, 1824-1878
Title:Eugène Dumez letter, 1864 January 18

Letter from Eugène Dumez, St. Just, France, to Henry Vignaud regretting that Confederate representatives chose not to profit from the offer to buy the support of the Sicle and reiterates the importance of maintaining relations with Mr. Chavanne (here spelled Chavannes) until support for the plan can be gained. He mentions Slidell, Edwin de Leon, Lefranc, Eugène Supervielle [spelled Supervile], Malespine, Aucaigne, and Boulet. He refers to a newspaper founded by Emile Ollivier and the possibility of writing for it. Dumez comments on Maximilians accepting the Mexican throne. He brings up the legal affair involving Martin again and relates Aucaignes displeasure over Lefrancs signature in the Patrie. In a postscript, he adds that Rameau is staying at 45 Rue de la Victoire. In French.

Local identification number: C:66

Types:Letters (correspondence) | Text
Subjects:Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922 | Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico, 1832-1867 | Aucaigne, Félix, d. 1914 | Bribery--France | Journalism--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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