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Dubourg, Louis W., 01/01/1766-12/31/1833

 File — Box: 21, Folder: 42
Identifier: 80152
Contains documents comprising the personal manuscripts collection of John Gilmary Shea. This series consists of Boxes 21 and 22 and is arranged alphabetically by individual.

Dates

  • 01/01/1766-12/31/1833

Container Summary

1 ALS dated 9/30/1815 from Louis William Valentin DuBourg (1766-1833) to Albert Gallatin. The Sulpician former president of Georgetown University, DuBourg was consecrated Bishop of New Orleans on September 24, one of the officiants being the French ambassador to the Holy See. This purely routine letter seeks the American Minister to France's help in conveying news of his appointment and inauguration to his waiting flock, whom he had served in the capacity of Administrator Apostolic since 1812-3. Also: transcripts (most in hand of John Gilmary Shea [1824-92]) regarding Dubourg.

Collection-level Access Restrictions

Most manuscripts collections at the Georgetown University Booth Family Center for Special Collections are open to researchers; however, restrictions may apply to some collections. Collections stored off site require a minimum of three days for retrieval. For use of all manuscripts collections, researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections in advance of any visit.
Conditions Governing Access note Most manuscripts collections at the Georgetown University Booth Family Center for Special Collections are open to researchers; however, restrictions may apply to some collections. Collections stored off site require a minimum of three days for retrieval. For use of all manuscripts collections, researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections in advance of any visit.

Extent

From the Collection: 24.25 Linear Feet (39 boxes)

Shelf Location

09/10/04

Container Summary

1 ALS dated 9/30/1815 from Louis William Valentin DuBourg (1766-1833) to Albert Gallatin. The Sulpician former president of Georgetown University, DuBourg was consecrated Bishop of New Orleans on September 24, one of the officiants being the French ambassador to the Holy See. This purely routine letter seeks the American Minister to France's help in conveying news of his appointment and inauguration to his waiting flock, whom he had served in the capacity of Administrator Apostolic since 1812-3. Also: transcripts (most in hand of John Gilmary Shea [1824-92]) regarding Dubourg.

Subjects and Associated Physical Materials

DUBOURG, LOUIS WILLIAM VALENTINE - CORRESP. TO GALLATIN, ALBERT (1815): Autographed Letter

GALLATIN, ALBERT - CORRESPONDENCE FROM DUBOURG, WILLIAM L. V. (1815): Autographed Letter

DUBOURG, LOUIS WILLIAM VALENTINE - TRANSCRIPTS REGARDING (1766-1833): Transcript

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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