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

Imprint New York : [s.n.], 1864.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Basement Library of American Civilization Microfiche Cabinets  LAC 16843    ---  Available
Description 216 p. : plan., port., plate.
Series Bradford Club series; no. 3
Library of American civilization ; LAC 16843.
Note "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.
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'Amerique" by J. Girod-Chantrans]. Rodney's account of the actions of April 9 and 12.
Reproduction Microfiche. Chicago : Library Resources, 1970. 1 microfiche ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of American civilization ; LAC 16843)
Subject Grasse, Francois Joseph Paul de Grasse, comte de, 1722-1788.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Naval operations.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Participation, French.
Added Author Shea, John Gilmary, 1824-1892.
Goussencourt, chevalier de.
Grasse, Francois Joseph Paul de Grasse, comte de, 1722-1788.
Girod-Chantrans, Justin, 1750-1841.
Rodney, George Brydges Rodney, baron, 1719-1792.

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