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SAXE-WEIMAR-EISENACH, Carl Bernhard, Duke of, born in Weimar in 1792; died in Holland, 31 July, 1862. He entered the service of the king" of the Netherlands, took part in the principal campaigns of 1806-'15 against the French, and became lieutenant-general in 1831. In 1825 he obtained leave of absence, and sailed for this country in the royal sloop-of-war "Pallas." He visited all the principal cities of the United States and Canada, and on his return published "Travels through North America, 1825-'26" (Philadelphia, 1828). In this work he shows hinlself to be an excellent and intelligent observer.
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