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Operations of the French fleet under the Count de Grasse in 1781-2.
New York : s.n., 1864
(OCoLC)794821918
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: 3927704
Notes: "One hundred and fifty copies printed." "Subscriber's copy. no. 55."
Edited by John Dawson Gilmary Shea.
The second journal was written "by a friendly hand, if not his [de Grasse's] own." cf. p. 21.
The name "Chevalier de Goussencourt," under which the first journal was issued, appears to be a pseudonym. cf. Pref.
Description: 216 pages, [1] leaf of plates : portrait, plan ; 27 cm.
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 [pseud.?] --
Journal of an officer in the naval army in America, in 1781 and 1782 ... Amsterdam, 1783 --
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.

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