Vaudreuil, Pierre de Rigaud, marquis de, 1698-1778

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1698-11-22
Death 1778-08-04
French
French, English

Biographical notes:

Governor of New France (1755-1760).

From the description of Pierre de Rigaud Vaudreuil papers, 1755 September 4 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 630103029

Pierre de Rigaud de Cavagnal, marquis de Vaudreuil; b. in Canada, Governor of Trois Riviéres (1733-1743); Governor of Louisiana (1743-1755); Governor and Lieutenant General of Canada (1755-1760); following the capitulation to the English (1760), he returned to France where he was tried and subsequently acquitted. Some sources give date of his death as 1765.

From the description of Papers of Pierre de Rigaud, marquis de Vaudreuil, 1740-1753. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122499741

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Subjects:

  • Seven Years War, 1756-1763--Treaties
  • Potawatomi Indians
  • Indians of North America--Government relations--To 1789--Sources
  • Seven Years War, 1756-1763--Territorial questions
  • Slave trade--History--18th century--Sources

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Places:

  • Louisiana--New Orleans (as recorded)
  • New Orleans (La.) (as recorded)
  • Southwest, Old (as recorded)
  • Canada (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Louisiana (as recorded)
  • Mississippi River Valley (as recorded)
  • France (as recorded)
  • Canada (as recorded)
  • America (as recorded)
  • New France (as recorded)