By Charles Hayes
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The court docket of Louis XVI maintains to exert a robust pull at the mind's eye. The dramatic occasions of Yorktown, the ultimate fight in America's bid for Independence additionally continues to be a topic of fascination. much less recognized is the tale of the Azilum corporation, how after the French Revolution, traders bought huge tracts of land in Pennsylvania and promoted settlements within the hopes of supplying a safe haven for French emigres.
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