French military documents, ca.1759-ca.1794, mostly from the Dpt gnral de la guerre, concerning an invasion of England

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Undated copies of documents containing military evaluations of English defences and of a French invasion of England

Administrative / Biographical History

The documents are secret or confidential plans relating to the disposition of the French fleet at various times; and assessments of the English defences along the South coast, with particular reference to Kent, Sussex and the Isle of Wight

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Purchased February 1938

Note

In French

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