Papers of Stanislas Meade,
|Summary:||Papers of Stanislas Meade, son of an Irish landowner in St. Domingue, tax receiver in France under the July Monarchy and the Second Emprie in Thiers (Puy-de-Dome) then Villefrance (Rhone). Collection include minutes concerning the Meade estate, family correspondence, letters from his uncle and his cousin, student card for the faculty of Law in Paris, release from military service certificate, appointment as Knight of the Legion of Honour, correspondence from Comte Chabrol, Barante, Mole, Marquis de Mortemart, Marquis La Ferté-Mun and Marquis Perisigny. |
|Notes:||Isidore Lynch, a Captain the French Army, was the son of Isidore Lynch and Judith Meade of Lynch Grove, County Galway. He was educated in Louis-le-Grand, Paris, France. He served in the American War of Independence under Count d'Estaing. On his return to France in 1783 he was appointed colonel of the second regiment of Walsh in the Irish Brigade, and decorated with the Cross of Saint Louis. He served in the army of the republic during the French Revolution and became lieutenant-general. He was the father of Jean-Baptiste Lynch, mayor of Bordeaux. |
Physical description: 3 folders (38 items).
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