Fourquevaux, Raymond de (1508-1574)

2 folders

This collection is stored at Firestone Library.

Requests will be delivered to Manuscripts Division, RBSC Reading Room .

Collection Creator: De Coppet, Andre, 1892-1953..

Dates: 1565-1571.

Extent: 2 folders

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research use. Researchers may be required to use surrogates of collection items stored in special vault facilities.

Description

Fourquevaux served as French ambassador to Spain and was heavily involved in the dispute over claims to Florida. His correspondence with France's Charles IX and Catherine de Medici highlights some of the major elements of the dispute and Spain's harsh response and massacre of French settlers there. Also included is miscellaneous correspondence relating to the Americas and West Indies, as well as Fourquevaux's letterbook. All items are in French unless otherwise noted.

Preferred Citation

Fourquevaux, Raymond de (1508-1574); 1565-1571; Andre De Coppet Collection, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

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    Title Date Container
    Correspondence 1565-1571 November Explore Multiple Containers
    Letterbook undated Box 11, Folder 2