Title Correspondence of General Washington and Comte de Grasse : 1781 August 17 - November 4
Binding Soft cover
Book Condition Collectible-Very Good
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher Washington, D. C. Government Printing Office 1931
Seller ID 016137
From title page, "With Supplementary Documents from the Washington Papers in the Manuscripts Division of the Library of Congress". Senate Document No. 211, 71st Congress, 2nd Session. Cardstock cover, black lettering and eagle symbol on cover, minor rubbing and discoloration, fold in front cover. 167 pages of transcripts of Washington's papers, not only letters to Comte de Grasse, but also diary entries, letters to others, proclamations, etc. Francois Joseph de Grasse (1722-1788) was the commander of the French fleet that defeated the British in the Battle of the Chesapeake, which led directly to the British surrender in Yorktown in September 1781. This volume tells the story through primary sources.
HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS GEORGE WASHINGTON REVOLUTIONARY WAR COMTE DE GRASSE YORKTOWN CC-36