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Correspondence, journals, accounts, wills, contracts, and other documents, laissez-passer and passports of the Revolutionary period, military commissions, petitions for restoration of property, an autobiographical manuscript by Mary de Sibour, with notes on Charleston, South Carolina in the Civil War and two volumes (1696-1876) with details of property, kept by various members of the family; together with papers of two related families, de La Selle (1745-70, 1802) and Bèlmes (1746-1794). Persons represented include François de Sibour, Jean Antonin Gabriel de Sibour (French consul in the U.S.), Jean Baptiste Joseph de Sibour (mayor of Monteux), Jean Claude de Sibour, Jean François de Sibour, Jean Joseph François de Sibour (Apostolic Pronotary, prior, and vicar-general of Carpentras), Louis André de Sibour (chancellor of the Cathedral at Carpentras), and Louis Blaise, comte de Sibour. Partially arranged and inventoried.
Gift of Jerome P. Webster, 1956; purchased by him from Myers and Co., London.
Trinity College, Hartford, Conn.
Trinity College, "Sibour Family Collection" (1999). Watkinson Manuscripts Finding Aids. 45.