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Rochambeau, Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de, 1725-1807

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1725 - 1807

Biography

Father of the vicomte de Rochambeau (1750-1813); commander of French army in the United States during the American Revolution.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Documents relating to the French participation in the American Revolution

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 308
Abstract: Collection consists of documents relating to France's secret and open role on behalf of the American Revolution. Includes letters and documents related to Philippe Charles Jean Baptiste Tronson du Coudray; material on the mobilization of the French fleet, including letters and reports from Pierre-Louis, Chevalier de Monteil, Antoine de Sartine, comte d'Alby, Charles Eugène Gabriel de la Croix, Marquis de Castries, and Bernardo de Gálvez; papers related to France's role in the Caribbean and...
Dates: 1768-1793

John Holker papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 2092
Abstract:

The collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, accounts, and invoices relating to the activities of French diplomat and naval agent John Holker during the American Revolutionary War, as well as his private business ventures.

Dates: 1777-1821, undated

Letter : Valenciennes, to the redacteur du logographe, 1791 Sep 21

 Part of Collection — Box 23: [Barcode: 39002137224995], Folder: GROUP 426, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

ALS, copy, written in an unidentified hand, contesting an account appearing in the logographe of 1791 Sep 17, regarding members of the Garde Nationale captured near Mons.

Accompanied by an engraved portrait of Rochambeau.

In French.

Dates: 1791 Sep 21

Donatien Marie Joseph de Vimeur, vicomte de Rochambeau papers relating to the French West Indies

 Collection
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

Rochambeau Papers and Rochambeau Family Cartographic Archive

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 146
Abstract:

The Rochambeau Papers and Rochambeau Family Cartographic Archive is divided into two parts, the Rochambeau Papers, and the Cartographic Archive.

Dates: 1669-1823