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Chastellux, Francois Jean, Chevalier De

Historian; born in Paris, France, in 1734; served in the American Revolution under Rochambeau as a major-general. His amiability gained him the friendship of Washington. He was the author of Voyage dans l'amerique septentrionale dans les annees 1780-82; Discours sur les avantages et les dessavantages qui resultent pour l'europe de la decouverte de l'amerique, etc. He also translated into French Humphrey's Address to the army of the United States. He died in Paris, Oct. 28, 1788.

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