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Tuffin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 T81, 1994.28

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of papers, 1777-1783, from the Washington Papers at the Library of Congress relating to Marquis de La RouÃrie known in the American Revolution as Charles Armand Tuffin. Includes "With Sword in Hand", an English translation by J. D. Hufham of the work published in France under title "Le Marquis de la Rouerie et la Conjuration Bretonne", by G. Lenotre.

1994.28 Addition is filed in front of Box 1.

ALS. Armand, Monsieur de la Rouerie from Staunton, Virginia on September 21, 1782 to Colonel Rivard in Winchester, Virginia concerning need for forage following the Battle of Yorktown in October 1781.  Means to be at Winchester on the 28th.

Dates

  • 1777-1791

Creator

Language of Materials

English French

Physical Description

131 items

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. 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.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Biographical Information:

Frenchman Marquis de La Rouërie, known as Charles Armand Tuffin during the American Revolution, served as a Brigadier-General in the Continental Army. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .

Extent

1.00 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:

129 items of this collection were donated to W&M Special Collections Research Center by J. D. Hufham. One item was purchased by Special Collections Research Center in 1994.

Physical Description

131 items

Processing Information:

Box and folder list compiled by Amanda Hayek, SCRC staff, in November 2011.
Title
Guide to the Tuffin Papers
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
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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