The Resource 1778-1780
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- Includes journals, memorandums, bulletins, lists of ships and military personnel, and letters, all concerning the role of the French Navy in the Revolutionary War. The vast majority of these documents is written in French.
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- In French
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- Archives Nationales
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- The correspondence is mostly between French and American generals and admirals, and the French War Department. The journal and memorandums record events and movements on a day to day basis, and discuss and outline the military strategy. Included are a list of the ships of the French fleet and their crew, comments on the British Navy and a general assessment of the situation of the colony. The letters and documents originate in Boston, Massachusetts; the Fredericksburg headquarters; Paris, France; Philadelphia; Pennsylvania; and Rhode Island. Also included are two maps, possibly of the Massachusetts Bay
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