Charles-Eugène-Gabriel, maréchal de Castries papers  1722-1814
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Alternate Locations

Housed in the Clements Library Map Division: Eight manuscript maps by Capt. d'Ethy of the Citoyen, presented to the Conseil de Guerre held at L'orient, 1784 (Map Div. 8-I-28a).

a) 1ère position: from 7.45 a.m. until the commencement of firing;

b) 3ème position: from 9-10 a.m., during which the English broke the French line, the Glorieux demasted;

c) 4ème position: from 10-11.30 a.m., during which the French lose the wind;

d) 5ème position: from 12-2 p.m., during which French are scattered into three groups;

e) 6ème position: 2-3 p.m., French scattered, César unrigged, English come about and gather in battle formation;

f) 7ème position: 3-4.30 p.m.; the César surrounded, the Hector taken, the Citoyen attempts to rescue the Ville de Paris;

g) 8ème position: 5-5.30 p.m., Ville de Paris surrounded by the English;

h) 9ème position: 6-6.15 p.m., Ville de Paris taken, comte de Grasse given up, towed to Jamaica, command of French to marquis de Vaudreuil of the Triomphant.

Related Materials

There is a considerable quantity of material on military and administrative affairs for the British West Indies during the later 18th century, and some information on the Battle of the Saints in particular, in the following collections: Clinton, Germain, Lyttelton, Macartney, Shelburne, Sydney, Vaughan, and Winstone.

Aspects of the anti-Republican activities of Castries and his associates are documented in the Melville and Shelburne Papers.

Partial Subject Index
Adams, John, 1735-1826.
  • 64
Arbaud de Jouques, Bache Elzéar Alexandre, comte d', 1720-1793.
  • 20, 22, 23
Arros d'Argelos, Jean-François, baron d'.
  • 32
Aristizábel, Gabriel de.
  • 68
Aussigny, M. d'
  • 66
Barras, Paul François Jean Nicolas, vicomte de, 1755-1829.
  • 69
Bengal (India)
  • 37, 58
Bienville, Jean Baptiste Le Moyne, sieur de1680-1767.
  • 1
Bombay (India)
  • 37
Bouillette, Guillaume
  • 57
Bourlamaque, François-Charles de, 1716-1764.
  • 3
Boutin, Vincent-Yves, 1772-1815.
  • 69
Breteuil, Louis-Auguste le Tonnelier, baron de, 1730-1807.
  • 60
Brissot de Warville, J.P. (Jacques Pierre), 1754-1793.
  • 56
Carnot, Joseph François Claude, 1752-1835.
  • 69
Catherine II, Empress of Russia, 1729-1796.
  • 60
Damas, Claude-Charles de, (vicomte de Damas-Marcillac), 1731-1800.
  • 53
Dillon, Arthur Richard, 1750-1794
  • 56
Dominica.
  • 12
Dominica, Battle of, 1782.
  • 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 32
Dubois de Crancé, Edmond-Louis-Alexis, 1746-1814.
  • 69
Du Pont de Nemours, Pierre Samuel, 1739-1817.
  • 70
Dutheil, Nicolas-François, ca. 1760-1822.
  • 71
Escheat--France.
  • 46, 49.
Estaing, Charles Hector, comte d', 1729-1794.
  • 8
Europe--Foreign relations.
  • 60, 61, 68
Europe--Kings and rulers--18th century.
  • 60, 61
Europe--Commerce.
  • 6
European nations--Politics and government--18th century.
  • 6, 64
France--Bourbons, 1589-1789.
  • 60, 61
France--Colonies--Administration--18th century.
  • 8, 47, 50
France--Colonies--Commerce.
  • 4
France--Colonies--America--Commerce.
  • 59
France--Foreign relations--Great Britain.
  • 52, 65
France--Foreign relations--Spain.
  • 8, 68
France--Commerce--India.
  • 10, 37, 52
France--History--First Republic, 1792-1804.
  • 60-67, 69, 70-72
France--History--Restoration, 1814-1830.
  • 72
France--History, Naval--18th century.
  • 4, 8, 11, 17-42, 47, 53, 62, 68
Francis I, Emperor of Austria, 1768-1835.
  • 60
Frederick William II, King of Prussia, 1744-1797.
  • 60, 61
Gálvez, Bernardo de, 1746-1786.
  • 8
Grasse, François Joseph Paul de Grasse, comte de, 1722-1788.
  • 20, 32
Guadeloupe.
  • 2, 3, 12, 13
Guyana.
  • 14
Havana (Cuba)
  • 68
India.
  • 8, 10
Jamaica--Politics and government.
  • 66
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
  • 64
Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick and Lüneberg, 1735-1806.
  • 61
Lacroix, Jean-François de, 1753-1794.
  • 69
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834.
  • 8
La Tour, LeBlond de, d. 1723
  • 1
Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor, 1747-1792.
  • 60
Louis XVI, King of France, 1754-1793.
  • 5, 7, 43, 44, 45, 57
Louis XVII, King of France, 1785-1795.
  • 65, 66
Louisiana--History--To 1763.
  • 1
Louvet de Couvray, Jean-Baptiste, 1760-1797.
  • 69
Maleveaul, chevalier de.
  • 68
Malouet, Pierre-Victor, baron, 1740-1814.
  • 66
Marbois, Sieur du
  • 7
Martinique.
  • 5, 12, 15, 71
Méhée de la Touche, Jean Claude Hippolyte, ca. 1760-1826.
  • 69
Moissac, M. de.
  • 3
Moniteur
  • 56
Morris, Gouveneur, 1752-1816.
  • 64
Moustier, Eléonore-François-Elie, marquis de, 1751-1817.
  • 63, 64
Natchez Indians.
  • 1
Nolivos, Pierre-Gédéon de, 1714-17??
  • 3
Ogé, Vincent, ca. 1750-1791.
  • 69
Pondicherry (India)
  • 10, 37
Ponteves-Gien, Henry Jean Baptiste, vicomte de, 1740-1790.
  • 35
Raynal, abbé, 1713-1796.
  • 58
Rivière, Charles-François, duc de, 1763-1828.
  • 71
Robespierre, Maximilien, 1758-1794.
  • 69
Rochambeau, Donatien Marie Joseph de Vimeur, vicomte de, 1755-1813.
  • 8, 9
Saint Domingue.
  • 48, 58, 59, 65, 66
Saint Eustatius (Netherlands Antilles)--History--18th century.
  • 5
Saint Lucia.
  • 15
Seven Years' War, 1756-1763.
  • 2
Sieyès, Emmanuel-Joseph, comte, 1748-1836.
  • 69
Sugar laws and legislation--France.
  • 6
Sugar factories--West Indies.
  • 6
Tobago--History--18th century.
  • 55-56
Tallien, Jean Lambert, 1767-1820.
  • 69
Treaty of Versailles, 1783.
  • 52
Truguet, Laurent Jean François, 1752-1839.
  • 69
United States--Foreign relations--France--18th century.
  • 7, 63, 64
United States--Foreign relations--Great Britain--18th century.
  • 63
United States--History--1783-1815.
  • 64
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783.
  • 8, 9
Valmont de Bomare, Jacques-Christophe, 1731-1807.
  • 69
Vergennes, Charles Gravier, comte de, 1719-1787.
  • 10
Wachmeister, Sieur de.
  • 4
Washington, George, 1732-1799.
  • 8, 64
West Indies--African Americans--18th century.
  • 16
West Indies.
  • 54
West Indies, Dutch.
  • 14
West Indies, French.
  • 3, 6, 12, 14, 15
West Indies, French--Politics and government--18th century.
  • 43, 44, 45