- Ponteves-Gien, Henri-Jean-Baptiste, Vicomte de (c. 1740-1790)
Ponteves-Gien, Henri-Jean-Baptiste, Vicomte de (c. 1740-1790)
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Collection Creator: De Coppet, Andre,
Located In: Box MS. No. 6
Extent: 1 item
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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.
Ponteves-Gien, Henri-Jean-Baptiste, Vicomte de (c. 1740-1790); 1788-1790; Andre De Coppet Collection, Box MS. No. 6; Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.