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Paris (France) -- Description and travel

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Kit Carson papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232537388]
Identifier: Vault MSS 513
Scope and Contents Correspondence, military dispatches, a deed, a Taos County Resolution, and two payment vouchers. Nine of these items are personal in nature and are addressed to Carson from friends and family members. The remaining thirty-five letters are concerned with and document Indian affairs. They include instructions from superiors, official correspondence regarding military actions during the American Civil War in the West. They document aspects of the Jicarilla War of 1854-55, the Mescalero...
Dates: 1854-1867

Victoria letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233294419]
Identifier: Vault MSS 701
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter dated October 7, 1855 and written at Balmoral Castle. Victoria writes about her visit with the French emperor Napoleon III. She describes the personality of the emperor and relates her impressions of her tour around Paris. Victoria also expresses her great satisfaction with the proposal of Prince Frederick William of Prussia to marry her daughter "Vicky" as well as with hearing the news of the fall of Sevastopol'.

Dates: 1855 October 7