Raab Sells Marquis de Lafayette Letter: Leaving France for America

Each day, The Raab Collection buys and sells important pieces of history. Today, Raab announced the acquisition and sale of one such historical document. You can learn more about the document below. Sold to a private collector.

20-Year-Old Marquis de Lafayette Leaves France Behind and Sets Sail for America and into History

In what is likely his last letter from France before the war, written from the vessel that brought him, he hopes his acts will be worthy: “…It will cost me dearly to leave my friends, but I am revived by the hopes of meriting their confidence in me….”

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