- Liais, Edouard Jean Pierre
Liais, Edouard Jean Pierre
This collection is stored at Firestone Library and Firestone Library.
This collection is stored onsite at Firestone Library. Boxes 18-19, 21-22, 36-38, and 47
are stored in special vault facilities.
Requests will be delivered to Manuscripts Division, RBSC Reading Room
Collection Creator: De Coppet, Andre, 1892-1953..
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.