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Godefroy, François (1743?-1819) Prise de l'isle de la Grenade [in French]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07282.02 Author/Creator: Godefroy, François (1743?-1819) Place Written: Paris, France Type: Print Date: circa 1784 Pagination: 1 engraving : b&w ; 18.6 x 18.5 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07282.02 Author/Creator: Godefroy, François (1743?-1819) Place Written: Paris, France Type: Print Date: circa 1784 Pagination: 1 engraving : b&w ; 18.6 x 18.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Engraving of the French forces at Grenada, with text below explaining the scene.

Background Information: Jean Baptiste Charles Henri Hector, Comte d'Estaing, was a French Vice Admiral sent with twelve battleships and fourteen frigates to assist the colonies during the American Revolution. Also known as ...the Marquis de Saillans.See More

People: Godefroy, François, 1743?-1819
Estaing, Charles Henri, comte d', 1729-1794

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: NavyFranceGlobal History and CivicsMilitary HistoryForeign AffairsCaribbean

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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