In appreciation of their support of the Annual Fund, Newberry Associates and President's Fellows are invited to the 2013 Associates Night featuring a talk by Carla Zecher, Director of the Newberry’s Center for Renaissance Studies and Curator of Music.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
5:30 pm | Reception
6 pm | Program
“The Memoir of Lieutenant Dumont, 1715-47”
As a young lieutenant, Jean-François-Benjamin Dumont de Montigny set sail for Louisiana in 1719. Fortune failed to smile upon Dumont in America, however. Over the next 18 years, he suffered a long list of calamities.