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Paul L. De Clouet papers, 1830-1876.

October 12, 2009

Creator: De Clouet, Paul L., fl. 1855-1861.
Collection number: 3012-z
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Abstract: Scattered family correspondence of the De Clouet family of St. Martinville, La., including a letter, 1830, from Madame De Clouet in Paris, France, concerning the European political situation; two letters, 1832, from Alexander De Clouet, then a student in Paris, to his grandfather about his plans for studies; and three letters, 1861, from Alexander, serving in the Confederate army, concerning family and military matters; There are also a few items concerning Charlottesville, Va., and the University of Virginia, ca. 1860-1861; and a contract with laborers, 1869, presumably from St. Martinville.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: There is an 1869 contract for 35 laborers on the plantation of Alexander De Clouet.