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American newspaper articles deploring the French military's "domicilary visit" to La Grange, Lafayette's provincial estate, where they arrested a Polish patriot who had been banned from Paris.
New York Commercial Advertiser. April 27, 1833. Albany Daily Advertiser. April 18, 1833.

Samuel Morse, author of one, sent these articles to Lafayette. Lewellel, the Pole in question, was an eminent historian. This episode was seen as symptomatic of the abuses committed by the government Lafayette himself had helped to install during the "Three Days" of the "Glorious Revolution" of 1830.

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