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Title
Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, papers,
Summary
Correspondence, manuscript histories, and other papers chiefly concerning French participation in the American Revolution and the establishment of Branche française, Society of the Cincinnati. Includes material on the siege of Yorktown, Va., and Rochambeau's memoirs entitled Histoire de l'Origine, & des Progrès de la Guerre ... 1763 ... 1780, and Mémoire De La Guerre en Amèrique en 1780.
Correspondents include Louis XVI, King of France; Henry Clinton; Robert Digby; Charles Henri, comte d'Estaing; Nathanael Greene; Anne César, chevalier de La Luzerne; Chevalier Charles Destouches Andrault, marquis de Langeron; Jean-François de Galaup, comte de La Pérouse; Alexandre Marie Léonor de Saint Mauris, prince de Montbarey; Philippe Henri, marquis de Ségur; Benjamin Tallmadge; Charles Gravier, comte de Vergennes; and George Washington.
Contributor Names
Rochambeau, Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de, 1725-1807.
Subject Headings
-  Louis--XVI,--King of France,--1754-1793--Correspondence
-  Clinton, Henry,--Sir,--1738?-1795--Correspondence
-  Digby, Robert,--1732-1815--Correspondence
-  Estaing, Charles Henri,--comte d',--1729-1794--Correspondence
-  Greene, Nathanael,--1742-1786--Correspondence
-  La Luzerne, Anne César,--chevalier de,--1741-1791--Correspondence
-  Langeron, Charles Destouches Andrault,--marquis de,--1763-1831--Correspondence
-  La Pérouse, Jean-François de Galaup,--comte de,--1741-1788--Correspondence
-  Montbarey, Alexandre Marie Léonor de Saint Mauris,--prince de,--1732-1796--Correspondence
-  Ségur, Philippe Henri,--marquis de,--1724-1801--Correspondence
-  Vergennes, Charles Gravier,--comte de,--1719-1787--Correspondence
-  Tallmadge, Benjamin,--1754-1835--Correspondence
-  Washington, George,--1732-1799--Correspondence
-  Society of the Cincinnati.--Branche française
-  United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Participation, French
-  Virginia--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
-  Yorktown (Va.)--History
Notes
-  Arranged by type of material and therein chronologically.
-  Microfilm edition available, no. 16,297.
-  Microfilm produced from originals in the Manuscript Division. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 1975.
-  Purchase, Eugène Achille Lacroix de Vimeur, marquis de Rochambeau, 1883.
-  Maps transferred to Library of Congress Geography and Map Division.
-  Commander-in-chief of the French army in America.
-  Collection material in French.
-  Finding aid available in the Library of Congress Manuscript Reading Room and at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms010136
Medium
1,800 items.
16 containers.
4 microfilm reels.
2.5 linear feet.
Repository
Library of Congress Manuscript Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mss.home
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms010136
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms010136.3
Library of Congress Control Number
mm75038067
Access Advisory
Open to research.
Language
French
Description
Correspondence, manuscript histories, and other papers chiefly concerning French participation in the American Revolution and the establishment of Branche française, Society of the Cincinnati. Includes material on the siege of Yorktown, Va., and Rochambeau's memoirs entitled Histoire de l'Origine, & des Progrès de la Guerre ... 1763 ... 1780, and Mémoire De La Guerre en Amèrique en 1780. Correspondents include Louis XVI, King of France; Henry Clinton; Robert Digby; Charles Henri, comte d'Estaing; Nathanael Greene; Anne César, chevalier de La Luzerne; Chevalier Charles Destouches Andrault, marquis de Langeron; Jean-François de Galaup, comte de La Pérouse; Alexandre Marie Léonor de Saint Mauris, prince de Montbarey; Philippe Henri, marquis de Ségur; Benjamin Tallmadge; Charles Gravier, comte de Vergennes; and George Washington.
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Rochambeau, Jean-Baptiste-Donatien De Vimeur, Comte De. Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, papers. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://lccn.loc.gov/mm75038067.

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Rochambeau, J. D. V. Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, papers. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://lccn.loc.gov/mm75038067.

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Rochambeau, Jean-Baptiste-Donatien De Vimeur, Comte De. Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, papers. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <lccn.loc.gov/mm75038067>.