• Loison

    French Armed Forces

    French printed map with hand drawn unit locations. Map shops the location of German units along the front line.

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  • Orders, military orders written by Major Arent Schuyler De Peyste, 1778

    De Peyster, Arent Schuyler, 1736-1822

    Military orders dated May 10, 1778 written by Major Arent Schuyler De Peyster, commandant at Fort Michilimackinac. In this document De Peyster instructs all traders in the region to bring two or three…

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  • World War I : Italy, May 24, 1918- Dec. 8, 1918 World War II : Columbus, Ohio ; Washington D. C. ; Memphis, Tenn. ; England, Oct. 7, 1942-Sept. 15, 19…

    Spiegel, Frederick W. (Frederick William), 1898-1975

    Scrapbook with snapshots, correspondence, certificates, newsletters, clippings, travel documents and records, postcards, monograph Bristol Siren Nights, and ephemera documenting war service by Spiegel…

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  • Marquis Jean-Baptiste Colbert de Seignelay memorandum, 1683

    Seignelay, Jean-Baptiste Colbert, 1651-1690

    Memorandum, dated July 29, 1683 and signed by the Marquis de Seignelay concerning additional troops and arms for defense against the Iroquois in Canada. In his memo, Seignelay (who succeeded his fathe…

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  • Off limits to all military personnel and civilians. Historic monument. (Avis au public. Monument historique)

    World War II black and white broadside printed in French and English. One from a set of nine public bulletins donated by Ernest R. Pirka to Milner Library. Pirka was a former ISNU student (1940-42) se…

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  • Voyage du Canada 1752

    Franquet, Louis, 1697-1768

    From the Newberry Library: Unsigned copy, dated Dec. 27, 1752 in Qu_bec, of the original account of an expedition by French military engineer Louis Franquet to assess the fortifications around Montrea…

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  • Memoire sur la colonie de Quebec, Plaisance, Gaspé et Cap Breton

    Dubois Davaugour, Pierre, d.1664

    Ms. copy of a letter, dated Aug. 4, 1663 in Gaspé, Québec, from Baron Pierre Dubois d’Avaugour, governor of Canada, to the French minister Jean Baptiste Colbert. D’Avaugour presents his assessment of…

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  • Order to Capt. Charles Langlade

    Sinclair, Patrick, d.1820

    Undated order signed by Patrick Sinclair, lieutenant-governor at Michilimackinac, to Charles-Michel Mouet de Langlade. Saint-Claire requests that the Indians Assin and Michioquiss, as well as the youn…

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  • Le Coeur de l’Amérique

    Benito

    Le Coeur de l’Amérique. A l’intérieur comme aux armées, aucune souffrance ne laisse indifférente la Croix-Rouge américaine.Librairie Grasset, 61, Rue des Saints-Peres, Paris. Il a été tiré de cette im…

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  • Order to Capt. Langlade to assist in the capture of St. Louis from the Spaniards

    Sinclair, Patrick, d.1820

    Undated, unsigned order of 1780 from Patrick Sinclair at Michilimackinac, now under British rule, to Capt. Charles-Michel Mouet de Langlade, in charge of a detachment of Indians, to proceed to Illinoi…

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  • Un seul combat pour une seule patrie (A single fight for a single country)

    Knopf

    World War II poster featuring a color print of two men over a map. One is a soldier over England, the other a mechanic over France, and they are reaching out to one another across la Manche (the Engli…

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  • On ne passe pas!

    Maurice Neumont

    On ne passe pas. 1914 1918. Par deux fois j’ai tenu et vaincu sur la Marne, civil, mon frére, la sournoise offensive de la “paix blanche” va t’assaillir a ton tour, comme moi, tu dois tenir et vaincre…

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  • Plantation reports, 1717-1722

    Great Britain. Board of Trade

    An office book kept by Daniel Pulteney, a commissioner of the Council of Trade and Plantations, 1717-1721, containing letters, instructions, reports, queries, commissions, and other documents pertaini…

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  • William Leslye order to Charles-Michel Mouet de Langlade, 1761

    Leslye, William

    Order, September 30, 1761, addressed to Charles-Michel Mouet de Langlade, the French commander of Fort Michilimackinac, by the new commander, William Leslye, requiring Langlade to inform all inhabitan…

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  • Souscrivez a l'Emprunt de la Libération

    Simay

    Souscrivez a l'Emprunt de la Libération. Imp. Crete Paris. Simay, '18. Lloyds Bank (France) and National Provincial Bank (France) Limited. Subscribe to the Liberation Loan. A tank crests over the top…

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  • Journee du poilu

    Willette, Adolphe

    Journée du Poilu "Enfin seuls". 25-26 décembre 1915. Organisée par le parlement. Devambez Imp., Paris. A. Willette. Day of the French soldier:"alone at last" December 25 & 26, 1915. Organized by parli…

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  • Honneur et patrie (Honor and country)

    World War II poster featuring a black and white photo collage with Charles de Gaulle surrounded by military imagery such as tanks, battleships, and soldiers. Text in white over blue box on bottom

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  • Ordinance concerning unauthorized traders and trappers in New France

    De Brisay, Jacques Ren�, 1637-1710

    Unsigned, undated copy, probably from 1868, of an ordinance issued by Jacques Ren_ de Brisay, governor of New France, on Feb. 28, 1686 in Qu_bec, imposing sanctions on Englishmen, French deserters, an…

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  • Les vainqueurs de la Marne

    Benito

    Les vainqueurs de la Marne 1914 Français 1918 Americain Honneur et Gloire à ceux qui ont sauvé la Liberté du Monde. Héroiques soldats au pantalon rouge qui avez vaincu en 1914 sur les bords sacrés de…

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  • Pour la Patrie

    G. Clairin

    Pour la Patrie souscrivez a l’Emprunt Crédit Foncier d’Algérie et de Tunisie 43, Rue Cambon, Paris Emprunt de la Défense Nationale Crédit Foncier d’Algérie et de Tunisie For the homeland...Subscribe A…

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