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The operations of the French fleet under the Count de Grasse in 1781-2 : as described in two contemporaneous journals.

Author: John Gilmary Shea; Goussencourt, chevalier de.; François Joseph Paul de Grasse Grasse, comte de; Justin Girod-Chantrans; George Brydges Rodney Rodney, Baron
Publisher: New York : [publisher not identified], 1864.
Series: Bradford club series, no. 3; Library of American civilization, LAC 16843.
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Microfiche : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: François Joseph Paul de Grasse Grasse, comte de; François Joseph Paul de Grasse Grasse, comte de
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Gilmary Shea; Goussencourt, chevalier de.; François Joseph Paul de Grasse Grasse, comte de; Justin Girod-Chantrans; George Brydges Rodney Rodney, Baron
OCLC Number: 11999479
Notes: "One hundred and fifty copies printed." "Club copy. No. 3."
Edited by John Dawson Gilmary Shea.
The name "Chevalier de Goussencourt," under which the first journal was issued, appears to be a pseudonym. cf. Pref.
The second journal was written "by a friendly hand, if not his [de Grasse's] own." cf. p. 21.
Reproduction Notes: Microfiche. Chicago : Library Resources, 1970. 1 microfiche ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of American civilization ; LAC 16843).
Description: 216 pages : plan, portrait, plate.
Contents: Introduction --
Francis Joseph Paul de Grasse-Rouville, count de Grasse, marquis de Tilly --
A journal of the cruise of the fleet of His Most Christian Majesty, under the command of the Count de Grasse-Tilly, in 1781 and 1782 / by the Chevalier de Goussencourt --
Journal of an officer in the naval army in America, in 1781 and 1782 --
Appendix: Letter from Count de Grasse to General Washington, 23 September, 1781. Letter of General Washington, 22 September, 1781. Account of de Grasse's conquest of Tobago, from the Gazette de France, Aug. 10, 1781. Journal of the operations of the fleet, abridged from the Gazette de France, 20 November. Actions of April 9 and 12 [extracted from "Voyage d'un Suisse dans differentes colonies d'Amérique" by J. Girod-Chantrans]. Rodney's account of the actions of April 9 and 12.
Series Title: Bradford club series, no. 3; Library of American civilization, LAC 16843.

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