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Jean-Jacques Blaise d'Abbadie


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor, Administrator 
Date of Birth4.2.1726 - Audaux , Pyrénées Atlantiquesref:673
First Known Service1.10.1743ref:673
Father
Jean Jacques Pascal d'AbbadieFrench
Administrator
Service 1742-1743
ref:673
Last Known Service4.2.1765ref:673
Date of Death4.2.1765 - New Orleans ref:673

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
bef.1742 Studies at Harcourt College .ref:673
17429.1743He joined his father , a commissioner at Rochefort , and worked with him in the wood recipe office .He accompanies him on his visits to timber operations , to the water and forest masteries of the Rochefort stewardship .ref:673
1.10.1743 Appointed Ecrivain Ordinaire de la Marine at Rochefortref:673
1.10.17435.1745He was assigned to the Rochefort Port Control Office then worked in the mature workshops , cooperages , small forges and sailmaking .ref:673
6.17455.1746
Le Magnanime (74) 1744-1748
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ecrivain
ref:673
31.10.1745 Action off Martinique 
1746 He is assigned to Rochefort , works in workshops and in the direction of the brigade of the cauldrons of the port .ref:673
17473.5.1747
L'Invincible (74) 1744-1747
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ecrivain
ref:673
3.5.1747 1st Battle of Cape Finisterre 
3.5.174710.1751He was taken prisoner off Cape Ortégal during a fight against British Rear Admiral Anson .On his release, he was responsible , until 1751 , for the revenue of the Rochefort general store , officers' reviews and payments .ref:673
11.1751 Appointed Ecrivain Principal de la Marine

assigned to artillery retail .

ref:673
31.8.17524.2.1765Appointed Membre Adjoint de l’Académie de Marineref:672
7.175712.1758
Le Dragon (64) 1747-1762
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ecrivain
ref:673
1.11.1757 Appointed Commissaire Ordinaire de la Marineref:673
29.12.1761 Appointed Commissaire-Ordonnateur de la Marine at Louisianaref:673
1.1.1762 Appointed Commissaire Général de la Marine at Louisianaref:673
2.1.1762 Taken Prisoner ( no date) during his crossing , by the English and held for three months in Barbados .ref:673
17634.2.1765He was appointed general manager of Louisiana .He was responsible for preparing the cession of Louisiana to the Spanish and the English , in accordance with the Treaties of Fontainebleau (November 3, 1762) and Paris (February 10, 1763) .He also strives to reconcile the Indian tribes with the English by preventing France from compromising itself in the revolt of Chief Pontiac .With health problem , he died in New Orleans before the arrival of his Spanish replacement .ref:673


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