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

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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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creatorOf Vaudreuil, Pierre de Rigaud, marquis de, 1698-1778. Pierre de Rigaud Vaudreuil papers, 1755 September 4 Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876, 1700-1800 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Forbes, John, 1707-1759. Papers of John Forbes [manuscript], 1755-1759. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Vaudreuil, Pierre de Rigaud, marquis de, 1698-1778. Letters, 1760-1763. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Vaudreuil, Pierre de Rigaud, marquis de, 1698-1778. Papers of Pierre de Rigaud, marquis de Vaudreuil, 1740-1753. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Jeffery Amherst papers, Amherst, Jeffery papers, 1758-1764 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Stoddard, John, 1681-1748. A journal of a negotiation between the Marquis de Vaudreuil, governor-general of Canada and John Stoddard and John Williams, messengers commissioned by Joseph Dudley, captain-general and governor of Her Majesty's government of the Massachusetts, &c. in N[ew] England : manuscript, [not before 1714] Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Chartier de Lotbiniere, Michel Alain, 1723-1798. Canada-Lotbiniere papers, 1746-1790. Churchill County Museum
creatorOf France. Armée. Articles de Capitulation : Entre Son Excellence le General Amherst Commandant en Chef les Troupes des forces ... et Son Excellence M. le M[arqu]is de Vaudreuil ... manuscript, 1760. Harvard University, Houghton Library
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Louisiana--New Orleans
New Orleans (La.)
Southwest, Old
Canada
United States
Louisiana
Mississippi River Valley
France
Canada
America
New France
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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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Birth 1698-11-22

Death 1778-08-04

French

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English

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