- Duportail, Louis Le Begue (1742-1802)
Duportail, Louis Le Begue (1742-1802)
This collection is stored at Firestone Library.
Requests will be delivered to Manuscripts Division, RBSC Reading Room
Collection Creator: De Coppet, Andre,
Dates: unexamined (circa 1566-1865).
Located In: Box 10, Folder 22
Extent: 1 item
Collection is open for research use. Researchers may be required to use surrogates of
collection items stored in special vault facilities.
French general who served as chief engineer in the Continental Army during the
American Revolutionary War. Copy of letter written from the Camp at Whitemarsh
[near Philadelphia]. To Claude Louis, Comte de St. Germain. Outlining the
immediate campaign and discussing the long range military situation, feelings
toward France, and advantages of helping the United States. 6 pp.
Duportail, Louis Le Begue (1742-1802); unexamined (circa 1566-1865); Andre De Coppet Collection, Box 10, Folder 22; Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.