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Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau letter of recommendation (RLC.Ms.558)

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Scope & content

This collection consists of one letter of recommendation written by Comte de Rochambeau with his recommendation for Jean Baptiste de Jaubert to be promoted to Sous-Lieutenant for his role in the battle at Chesapeake Bay during the American Revolution.