• Call Number: C0063_c03143
    Container: Box Bound Ms. No. 6

Ponteves-Gien, Henri-Jean-Baptiste, Vicomte de (c. 1740-1790)

1 item

This collection is stored at Firestone Library.

Requests will be delivered to Manuscripts Division, RBSC Reading Room .

Collection Creator: De Coppet, Andre, 1892-1953..

Dates: 1788-1790.

Located In: Box Bound Ms. No. 6

Extent: 1 item

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research use. Researchers may be required to use surrogates of collection items stored in special vault facilities.

Description

French marine officer. AMs, in French. "Journal de ma Campagne commandant le Vaisseam l'llustre…" September 1788 to July 1790. Journal kept by the commander of the Ship l'Illustre, from Sept. 21, 1788 to July 19, 1790. Part I: from Toulon to Martinique and sojourn in the West Indies. Part II: Visit to the United States (1789) Chesapeake Bay, Williamsburg, Boston, Washington's visit there, audience with Washington. Part III: Return to the West Indies, beginnings of French Revolution there. Died on board his ship, July 23, 1790. 250 pp., bound.

Preferred Citation

Ponteves-Gien, Henri-Jean-Baptiste, Vicomte de (c. 1740-1790); 1788-1790; Andre De Coppet Collection, Box Bound Ms. No. 6; Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.