Dumouriez, Charles François Du Périer, 1739-1823

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French general and Minister of War.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to "My Lord", 1807 June 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270858979

Dumouriez was a General in the French Revolutionary Wars. At the time of this letter he was in charge of the French Army just having taken Belgium from the Austrians (Nov. 1792) and was invading The Netherlands, where he suffered defeat in May 1793 at Neerwinden. He defected to Austria and eventually settled in England in 1800.

From the description of [Letter] 1793 févr. 17 / Dumouriez. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 191958971

French General.

From the description of Autograph receipt signed : Romilly, 1776 Sept. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270742607

From the description of Autograph note in third person : [London], to J. Coutts, 1818 May 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270742640

From the description of Contemporary copy of an autograph letter signed : Paris, to the British Ambassador [at The Hague, Lord Auckland], 1793 Jan. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270742550

Charles Franc̦ois Du Périer Dumouriez was born on Janurary 25, 1739 in Cambrai, France. He was a French general during the French Revolutionary Wars, Minister of War, a politician, and a military writer. He was predominantly known as a historical figure, not as an author. He shared the victory at Valmy with General Francois Christopher Kellermann, but then deserted the Revolutionary Army to be a royalist intriguer during Napoleon Bonaparte's reign.

From the description of Histoire de la Guerre d'Amérique, circa 1782. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 755758960

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creatorOf Dumouriez, Charles Franc̦ois Du Périer, 1739-1823. Histoire de la Guerre d'Amérique, circa 1782. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Dumouriez, Charles François Du Périer, 1739-1823. [Letter] 1793 févr. 17 / Dumouriez. Smith College, Neilson Library
creatorOf Dumouriez, Charles François Du Périer, 1739-1823. Autograph note in third person : [London], to J. Coutts, 1818 May 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Dumouriez, Charles François Du Périer, 1739-1823. Contemporary copy of an autograph letter signed : Paris, to the British Ambassador [at The Hague, Lord Auckland], 1793 Jan. 3. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Babeuf, Gracchus, 1760-1797. French Revolution manuscript collection, 1668-1868 (bulk 1788-1815). Cornell University Library
creatorOf Dumouriez, Charles Francois Du Perier, 1739-1823. Autograph letter signed : [London], to "My Lord", 1807 June 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Notebooks and an address by C.F. du P. Dumouriez, [ca. 1810] University of Oxford, Bodleian Library
creatorOf Oswald family. Oswald Family Papers. 1792-1816 (inclusive). Porterville Public Library
referencedIn Francisco de Miranda manuscript material : 1 item, 1793 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
creatorOf Dumouriez, Charles François Du Périer, 1739-1823. Autograph receipt signed : Romilly, 1776 Sept. 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Kellermann, François Christophe, Duc de Valmy, 1735-1820. Autograph leter signed : Sainte-Menehould, to "mon très cher general," [Dumouriez?], 1792 Oct. 7. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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Birth 1739-01-26

Death 1823-03-14

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