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LAFAYETTE COLLECTION: LETTER #7

To: [statement]
From: Lafayette
Date: [no date]
In French and English

Last words of (2cd donop) at the fort of Red Bank
"Je meurs victime de mon ambition et de l'avarice de mon (prix)."
(I am dying a victim of my own ambition and of my price's avarice.)

Mauduis de (illegible) who acted as Engineer in the fort - -

Commander of the fort Colonel Grene of the Rhode Island line who was afterwards most barbarously bayonnetted by a British Corps under General Grey.

The above was written by General Lafayette, La Grange, 22 November 1828.

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