Russell A. Alger family papers  1842-1975 (bulk 1863-1865, 1888-1945)
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5th Cahier [series] (41 pp.)
Another account of the arrival of the French troops at Philadelphia, concentration of the armies, American opinion of the French and their surprise at their appearance and their discipline, review of troops
Account of the siege and of the surrender of Yorktown (same plan, but differing from the preceding account in details)
Departure of de Grasse to the Antilles
General Washington's felicitation of Rochambeau's army
List of three battles engaged in at the Windward Islands between the French fleet of M. de Guichen and the English fleet commanded by Rodney
Battle of   April 17, 1780
Battle of May 15
Battle of May 19
Extract of Admiral Arbuthnot's letter on the battle of March 16, 1781. Order of battle of that combat
Supplement to the London News relative to the account of Vice-Admiral Arbuthnot
Another of the same day and the naval maneuvers following in March, April, May, and June
List of vessels, cannons, and the captains of the army of de Grasse and de Barras
Summary of the campaign of the navy under the command of de Grasse
 1781 March 22: Investment of Chesapeake Bay
 1781 September 25: Martinique
 1782 January 10: Saint Christopher
Engagement of the 25th of January
 1782 February 12: Capitulation of the Island of Saint Christopher and Monsalvat
Departure of the French fleet from St. Christopher,  1782 February 21
Battle of   April, 1782
Battles in May and June
Battle of July-August in Rhode Island
  September 1781 Battles between Rodney and Destouches at the neck of Rhode Island
December, January, February : The rest of the naval maneuvers
Account of the sortie of the French fleet in command of Destouches, and of the action which took place  1781 March 16 between that fleet and that of Adm. Arbuthnot. Plan of battle
Summary of the battle where M. la Perouse was aboard the Astrée and M. Latouche commanded theHermione,  1781 July 21