By Alice Tyler
Was John James Audubon, Americaï¿½s such a lot celebrated naturalist, quite Louis Charles, Duc de Normandie, the misplaced Dauphin of eighteenth-century France? the chance that royalty flowed within the veins of Audubon has intrigued many a historian. earlier biographies have attempted to resolve the threads of the Audubon familyï¿½s mystery, yet none were as profitable as I Who may still Command All .
Extracts from letters of John James Audubon and statements of assorted family make clear the topic of Audubonï¿½s start within the authorï¿½s try to remedy this fascinating old query. Tyler discusses how Admiral Jean
Audubon, an intimate of the Marquis de Lafayette, George Washington, and a boat commander on the conflict of Yorktown, got here to undertake the mysterious early life the realm could later comprehend as John James Audubon. She additionally addresses the deeper which means of Audubonï¿½s connection with himself in a letter to his devoted spouse Lucy as, I who may still command all.
The unique printing of I Who may still Command All used to be released in honor of the outlet of Audubon Memorial Park and Museum at Henderson, Kentucky, in 1937.
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I Who Should Command All by Alice Tyler