Choiseul correspondence 1777-1781 Choiseul correspondence

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Choiseul correspondence, 1777-1781

Choiseul correspondence 1777-1781 Choiseul correspondence

This collection contains 15 letters, in French, mostly to Choiseul to the Marquis de Monteil, during his time in Turin, Sardinia. These document a strong interest in the American Revolution, particularly in naval matters.

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