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Correspondence of General Washington and Comte De Grasse August 17 - November 4, 1781 by Institut Francais De Washington

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Published by University Press of the Pacific .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American history: c 1500 to c 1800,
  • History: American,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • The Americas,
  • United States - Colonial Period

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8272233M
ISBN 100898752485
ISBN 109780898752489

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Correspondence of General Washington and Comte de Grasse, August 17 - November 4, [Institut Francais de Washington.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Correspondence of General Washington and Comte de Grasse, August 17 - November 4, Author: Institut Francais de Washington. Manuscript/Mixed Material George Washington Papers, Series 4, General Correspondence: Bernardo de Galvez to Francois Joseph Paul, Comte de Grasse, September Enlarge View 2 . Questions proposed by General Washington to and Count De Grasse’s Answers to them. The noble and generous Support which is given to this Country, by His Most Christian Majesty does as it ought, fill the heart of every American with gratitude & Love; The zeal and alacrity with which His officers strive to carry His Royal intentions into execution, merit our highest admiration & applause, a. Correspondence of General Washington and comte de Grasse, , august, november, 4: with suppl. documents from the Washington papers in the Manuscripts Division of the Library of Congress by George Washington (Book).

Counte de Grasse will leave the small gun boats in James River at the disposal of General Washington [.] he will leave for the purpose of blocking York three ships and two large frigates—these will likewise facilitate the best transportation in that River, as soon as the circumvallation is made. The Count de Grasse, without loss of time, blocked up York river with three large ships and some frigates, and moored the principal part of the fleet in Lynhaven bay. Upon his arrival within the capes, he dispatched information of that event to General Washington in the Jerseys, and to the Marquis de la Fayette, who was encamped near the. The most important strategic decision that set Gen. George Washington’s Continental Army on the path to victory in the Revolutionary War was not made by Washington, but by French Admiral François Joseph Paul de Grasse. When de Grasse was ordered to sail with his French fleet from the West Indies to America in to assist Washington and French General Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur. François Joseph Paul, Comte de Grasse, Marquis of Grasse-Tilly SMOM (13 September – 11 January ) was a career French officer who achieved the rank of is best known for his command of the French fleet at the Battle of the Chesapeake in in the last year of the American Revolutionary led directly to the British surrender at Yorktown and helped gain the rebels.

  Ed. by the Institut Français de Washington. Correspondence includes letters to and from other officers, and relates principally to military and naval operations connected with the siege of Yorktown. Mémoire du comte de Grasse sur le combat naval du 12 avril by François Joseph Paul de Grasse. Manuscript/Mixed Material George Washington Papers, Series 4, General Correspondence: Francois Jean, Comte de Chastellux to George Washington, J Enlarge View 2 images in sequence. Download: Go. About this Item. Title George Washington Papers, Series 4, General Correspondence: Francois Jean, Comte de Chastellux to George Washington. This data collection contains U.S. Navy cruise books for various years and ships from to They include the volumes in the Navy Department Library’s collection, the nation’s largest cruise book collection. Cruise books are yearbook-style books put together by volunteers on board ship to commemorate a deployment. A selection of books/e-books available in Trible Library. Off campus access instructions (for e-books) Correspondence of General Washington and Comte de Grasse. Call Number: Online - free - HathiTrust. , August November 4. With supplementary documents from the Washington papers in the Manuscripts Division of the Library of Congress.