LAFAYETTE COLLECTION: LETTER #7
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.