Allaire papers  1762-1873 (bulk 1782-1831)
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1st Cahier [series]: (12 pp.)
 
Resumé of events since  1770
 
State of the English loss at York and Gloucester in Virginia, then the surrender of those two places the 19th of  October, 1781
 
Detail of the battle [Saints' Passage] of the 9th and 12th of  April, 1782 between Count de Grasse and Admiral Rodney, list of the losses
 
Order of March and list of the encampments on leaving York,  July 2, 1782 as far as Crampon [sic]
 
Cope of the letter of M. la Luzerne, minister plenipotentiary of the King to the United States, to Count de Grasse, Philadelphia,  1781 November 01
 
Copy of the resolution of Congress on  1781 November 2, thanking Count de Rochambeau for the capture of York
 
(Following the account of No. 3) Departure of Fort Royal from Martinique,  1782 April 08
 
Letter of Lord Cornwallis to General Clinton--detail of the battle--announcing the surrender of York and Gloucester
 
List of vessels, frigates, and other warships assigned to the different ports of France, with the numbers of cannon
 
2nd Cahier [series]: (5 pp.)
 
Departure of Count de Grasse from St. Christopher,  1782 January 21, for Martinique
 
Detail of the sortie of the convoy from Martinique, escorted by all the fleet of Count de Grasse, April 8, which was the cause of the battle of the 9th and 12th of   April, 1782 [Saints' Passage]
 
Order of battle of the French fleet in the battle of   April 9, 1782
 
3rd Cahier [series]: (44 pp.)
 
Concentration of the troops of Rochambeau, Lafayette, de Grasse and Washington
 
Account of the March of the army from Philadelphia to Georgetown
 
Battles in Chesapeake Bay
 
Losses of the French, description of cities, details and remarks on the appearance of the troops of the different armies, their movements
 
Journal of the siege of Yorktown--end of the campaign of  1781
 
Articles of capitulation
 
The surrender ceremony 8) Continuation of the campaign after the stay at York, description of the town
 
Wreck of the Diligente at the Virginia Capes, January 13
 
April 26, arrival of the Sibylle, rejoicing over the accouchement of the Queen
 
Return to Baltimore, the length of the day's March and of the halts, description of the country
 
Route from Baltimore to Crampon, already effected in  1781
 
4th Cahier [series]: (7 pp.)
 
Route followed by the French army on its return from Yorktown to France
 
Baltimore to Crampon
 
Crampon to Providence
 
Providence to Boston
 
Route by sea: for Puerto Rico, Curaçao, Cap François
 
Route taken by the French army from Rhode Island to Yorktown in Virginia,  1781
 
First: March from Newport to Philipsburg, until August 19, "which convinced the English that our designs were on New York, from which we were only ten leagues distant"
 
Second: March from Philipsburg to Yorktown
 
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
 
Other items in collection [series]:
 
Giraud, Jean François DS Henry de Castellane Majastre,  1755 April 05
 
Extrait des registres du greffe de Riez: Giraud, Jean François DS Henry de Castellane Majastre,  1756 April 18
 
Line of battle of the combined French and Spanish army under the order of Count d'Orvilliers and M. de Cordova,  1779 List of vessels of the fleet, the number of cannons, their captains
 
"Les Dlles de Castellane font l'abbandon des diamans, Bijoux des leur mère en faveur du Sr. [Joseph Alphonse] de Castellane leur frère,"  1812 January 12
 
"Indemnités des émigrés," Castellane, Joseph Marie Gaspard André, 1825-1828
 
Document concerning the estate of Henri César de Castellane Majastre,  1828 May 13
 
Three vellum documents
 
"Brevet de Soutientant de Galere,"  1713 January 23
 
"Provisions de chevalier de l'order militaire de St. Louis pour le Sr. de Castellane Majastre Ens. de galere,"  1718 June 28
 
"Lettres de 1000# depension dans l'order de St. Louis pas le S. ch. de Castellane Majastre, premier enseigne de Galere,"  1719 November 20