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27. Camp à Providence le 10 et 11 Juin, 30 miles de Newport; cette Marche s'est faite par eau, undated
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
First Camp at Providence. 10-11 June 1781. As stated in the heading, the troops had come from Newport to Providence by water. The road junction above the letter "P" in the word Providence represents the corner of present Westminster and Weybosset Streets. The "chemin de Waterman's Tavern" (leading to the next campsite) is present Cranston Street.
The army camped again on this site in November 1782, where the units shown within dotted lines are positioned on the present map; see note to No. 156.
The documents and maps are arranged chronologically by packet/item number that continue (for the most part) the numbering begun in the previous series.
These papers are housed in the original red portfolio cases (and order) in which they were presented to the Library in 1939.
No appraisal information is available.
- Processing Information
This collection was word-processed by Anna Bialek in July and August of 2005. Finding aid written by Howard Rice in 1957.
During 2022, restrictions for this collection were lifted as part of a restrictions review project.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
- Conditions Governing Use
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.
- Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.
- Credit this material:
27. Camp à Providence le 10 et 11 Juin, 30 miles de Newport; cette Marche s'est faite par eau; Louis-Alexandre Berthier Collection, C0022, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (hsvm): Box IX
- Existence and Location of Copies
This collection is also available in microfilm.
- Separated Materials
Relation de l'Escadre Française, aux ordres du Cher. Destouches, & de l'affaire qui a eue lieu le 16 Mars 1781, entre cette Escadre & celle des Anglais, commandée par l'Amiral Arbuthnot was transferred to rare books (1081.755 EX).
MS, No. 21-1. Rochambeau's copy is in the Library of Paul Mellon, Upperville, Virginia. [Rice/Brown, p. 132]
- France. Armée
Rochambeau, Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de, 1725-1807