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Tronson du Coudray Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 1998.59

Scope and Contents

Photostats, 1776-1777 and n.d. of military papers of Philippe Charles Jean Baptiste Tronson du Coudray (1738-1777), French soldier of fortune in the American Revolution who was a Major General in charge of works on the Deleware, 1777; manuscript; and notecards about Tronson du Coudray made by Dr. Joseph E. Fields of Williamsburg, VA.

Dates

  • 1776-1777

Creator

Language of Materials

French English

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Manuscripts and Rare Books Librarian, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Biographical Information:

Philippe Charles Jean Baptiste Tronson du Coudray (1738-1777) was French soldier of fortune in the American Revolution who was a Major General in charge of works on the Deleware, 1777. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .

Extent

0.30 Linear Feet

Custodial History:

Location of originals unknown.

Acquisition Information:

Gift

General

Other Information:

A PDF document of this inventory is available online.

Additional information may be found at http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/findingaids/1998_59_Tronson_du_Coudray.pdf

Processing Information:

Processed by Ellen Strong in 1999.
Title
Guide to the Tronson du Coudray Papers
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Ellen Strong, 1999..
Date
2007-06-29
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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