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Walter L. Pforzheimer collection of historical manuscripts

Call Number: GEN MSS 838
Abstract: The Walter L. Pforzheimer Collection of Historical Manuscripts contains approximately 500 manuscript documents, circa 1370s-1870s, consisting of letters, legal documents, and other manuscripts written or signed by European heads of state, government, diplomatic, military or church officials, or literary authors. Most materials are French, including documents signed by French royalty and nobility, 14th-18th centuries. Many French manuscripts date from the French Revolution and Napoleonic...
Dates: circa 1370-1960s, bulk 1500-1830

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