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Francois Anselme de Saint-Victor Letter to Mr. d'Eyroux Pontevez a St. Maisme

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00569

Scope and Contents

Letter, 1781 December 11, Francois Anselme de Saint-Victor, York in Va. to [?] d'Eyroux [d'Eiroux] Pontevez [Ponteves], Simiane, France. 1 p. ; 7 1/2 cm. Regrets the death of the recipient's son, [Marie Jean Balthazar d'Eiroux Ponteves] in an accident and commenting that he was mourned by the entire regiment which had fought earlier in the Battle of Yorktown. Also mentions a debt of the son.

Dates

  • 1781 December 11

Language of Materials

French

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Biographical Information:

Francois Anselme de Saint-Victor was captain of Regiment de Soissonnais, a French regiment in the American Revolution. He was born at Bonnieux, Comtat Vanaissin and was a major in 1784. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .

Extent

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Title
Guide to the Francois Anselme de Saint-Victor Letter to Mr. d'Eyroux Pontevez a St. Maisme
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
Date
2007-08-17
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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