- Liais, Edouard Jean Pierre
Liais, Edouard Jean Pierre
This collection is stored at Firestone Library.
Requests will be delivered to Manuscripts Division, RBSC Reading Room
Collection Creator: De Coppet, Andre,
Dates: 1860 January 26-1870 April 22.
Extent: 3 folders
Collection is open for research use. Researchers may be required to use surrogates of
collection items stored in special vault facilities.
Edouard Jean Pierre Liais was a U.S Consular Agent at Cherbourg, France; the
papers in this file are related to his service in that post. Of note are items
related to the Alabama and Kearsarge, warships of the Confederate States and United States,
respectively. On June 19, 1864, the two ships met and battled off the port of
Cherbourg. Union ship Kearsarge was victorious,
sinking the Alabama. The file also contain items of
general business from the Cherbourg consulate. Three paper folders used by Liais
containing miscellaneous notations on the Alabama,
Kearsarge, and U.S.S. Richmond are housed
in Box 46 (oversize).
Liais, Edouard Jean Pierre; 1860 January 26-1870 April 22; Andre De Coppet Collection, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.