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François Pesme de St-Saphorin, a nobleman of the canton of Vaud, Switzerland, born 1668, of a prominent family of Geneva, who as the Swiss ambassador to Holland played a prominent part in the negotiations concerning the deportation of Bernese Mennonites to America in 1710.

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Doopsgezinde Bijdragen (1909): 139-49.

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. IV, 9.

Hoop Scheffer, Jacob Gijsbert de. Inventaris der Archiefstukken berustende bij de Vereenigde Doopsgezinde Gemeente to Amsterdam, 2 vols. Amsterdam: Uitgegeven en ten geschenke aangeboden door den Kerkeraad dier Gemeente, 1883-1884: v. I, No. 1331.

Müller, Ernst. Geschichte der Bernischen Täufer. Frauenfeld: Huber, 1895. Reprinted Nieuwkoop : B. de Graaf, 1972: 265-99.

Smith, C. H. The Mennonite Immigration to Pennsylvania. Norristown, 1929: 62-74.


Author(s) Christian Neff
Date Published 1959


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Neff, Christian. "St-Saphorin, François Pesme de (b. 1668)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 27 Nov 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=St-Saphorin,_Fran%C3%A7ois_Pesme_de_(b._1668)&oldid=112907.

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Neff, Christian. (1959). St-Saphorin, François Pesme de (b. 1668). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 27 November 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=St-Saphorin,_Fran%C3%A7ois_Pesme_de_(b._1668)&oldid=112907.




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