Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from American National Biography. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 24 August 2019

Gayarré, Charles Étienne Arthurlocked

(09 January 1805–11 February 1895)
  • Robert L. Gale

Extract

Gayarré, Charles Étienne Arthur (09 January 1805–11 February 1895), historian and politician, was born Carlos Esteban Gayarré in New Orleans, the Creole son of Don Carlos Gayarré, a wealthy slaveholding planter, and Marie Elizabeth de Boré. He spent his early years on the sugar plantation of his slaveholding maternal grandfather. In 1825 he graduated from the College of Orleans in New Orleans. In 1826 he published a pamphlet favoring a continuation of capital punishment. From 1826 to 1828 he studied law in a law office in Philadelphia, passing the bar there in 1828. A year later he returned to New Orleans, where he passed the Louisiana bar and also prepared his ...

Access to the complete content on American National Biography requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can''t find the answer there, please contact us.