LAFAYETTE IN AMERICA IN 1824 & 1825 BY AUGUSTE LEVASSEUR TRANSLATED BY ALAN R. HOFFMAN

LAFAYETTE IN AMERICA IN 1824 & 1825
LAFAYETTE IN AMERICA IN 1824 & 1825
Item# ISBN 978-0978722401
$30.00

Originally published in French in 1829, this is a journal of General Lafayette's tour of all 24 United States. Lafayette's secretary, Levasseur, describes how the 67-year-old hero of the American Revolution and apostle of liberty in Europe was welcomed and adored by Americans. Levasseur details Lafayette's visits with Founding Fathers and addresses slavery and Native American issues. This is the only unabridged English translation. 628 Pgs Hardcover