From John Jay
22 Sept. 1794. Introduces "Monsr De la Rochefoucauld de Liancourt, who was President of the national assembly and a Duke and Peer of France."1
1. François-Alexandre-Frédéric, Duc de La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt (1747-1827) briefly presided over the Constituent Assembly in the summer of 1789. Both a democratic reformer and strong supporter of the French king, he emigrated to England in August 1792. He subsequently wrote Voyage dans les États-Unis d’Amérique, fait en 1795, 1796 et 1797 (8 vols., Paris, 1799) about his visit to the United States.