Description

The French Gazette is an English translation of the Gazette Françoise, the French newspaper published in Newport, RI by the French fleet that brought the Count de Rochambeau and 5800 French troops to America in July, 1780. The newspaper intended to translate various news items printed in American newspapers to keep the officers and men abreast of political events in this emerging nation. It is the first known service newspaper published by an expeditionary force. The French facsimile edition is also available elsewhere on this site.

Date

1780

Type

Article

Coverage

Temporal

1780-1781

Gazette 1.doc (37 kB)
issue #1

Gazette 2.doc (43 kB)
issue #2

Gazette 3.doc (45 kB)
issue #3

Gazette 4.doc (46 kB)
issue #4

Gazette 5.doc (45 kB)
issue #5

Gazette 6.doc (47 kB)
issue #6

Gazette 7.doc (50 kB)
issue #7

Supplement to the Gazette of December 30.doc (29 kB)
supplement to issue #7



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