Eugène Dumez letter, 1864 March 24

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Creator:Dumez, Eugène, 1824-1878
Title:Eugène Dumez letter, 1864 March 24
Description:

Letter from Eugène Dumez, St. Just, France, to Henry Vignaud refers to Vignauds post at the Confederate legation. Dumez states that the Mmorial will flourish along with the Mexican empire and comments on the empires future as well as on Maximilian. He gives detailed plans for future reorganization of the Renaissance, drawing from contemporary literature and journalism, and announces a resurrection of the Estafette. He pinpoints Lefrancs, Lamulonires, and Vignauds roles in these endeavors. Dumez mentions including the works of Alexandre Barde and Jean-Sylvain Gentil in the Renaissance. He refers to a manuscript by Barde on Marceaus niece, an elderly woman who supposedly died in the Attakapas region. He mentions connections to Prosper de Chasseloup-Laubat, Chol, and Bossange and offers ways to research Louisiana history. Dumez states reading reports favorable to the Confederacy in the Sicle. He relates plans to visit the Slidells and encourages the recipients seeing Rost, Rameau at 45 Rue de la Victoire, and A. Callaud for the sake of Lieutenant Lefort of the Catinat. Dumez mentions Malespine and Aucaigne. He conveys Lefrancs relating that Lamulonire has been distilling rum in Pointe Coupee, probably at Parlanges, and offers his opinion of the journalist. In French.

Local identification number: C:66

Types:Letters (correspondence) | Text
Subjects:Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922 | Diplomatic and consular service, Confederate--France | Journalism--Louisiana | Journalists--Louisiana | Mexico--History--European intervention, 1861-1867 | politics and elections | writing, literature, and reading | diplomacy | France | United States, Louisiana | Mexico, 23.634501, -102.552784
Collection:Civil War: Context & Conflict
Institution:LSU Libraries Special Collections
Contributors:LSU Libraries. Special Collections
Original Material:

Henry Vignaud Papers, Mss. 1281, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.

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Henry Vignaud Papers, Mss. 1281, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.

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