Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Michel Bégon papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 1756
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, reports, journals, lists, pamphlets and broadsides, and other papers relating to Michel Bégon and French colonial administration in the Caribbean, French maritime commerce, foreign relations, domestic economic matters, and botany in the 17th century.
Dates: circa 1651-1718
Louis-Marie de La Revellière-Lépeaux papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 549
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, official reports, subject files, printed materials, and personal papers documenting the life and political career of La Revellière-Lépeaux, particularly during the period of the First Republic (1792-1804). The papers span the years 1789-1872, encompassing early publications by La Revellière-Lépeaux through correspondence of La Revellière-Lépeaux's family after his death.Series I, Correspondence, contains letters from other French...
Dates: 1789-1872, bulk 1789-1815
Donatien Marie Joseph de Vimeur, vicomte de Rochambeau papers relating to the French West Indies
Call Number: GEN MSS 1576
Scope and Contents: The papers consist of 56 dossiers containing over 3600 documents relating to government of Martinique, Guadeloupe, and other French colonies in the West Indies, most dating from Rochambeau’s term as gouverneur général des Isles du Vent, 1792-1794. Also present are small amounts of papers created by earlier colonial administrators, 1762-1791, or relating to Rochambeau’s surrender to the British, parole, and return to Saint-Domingue, 1794-1802. Twenty-one maps, most in ink and watercolor,...
Dates: 1758-1802, bulk 1792-1794