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Claude Joseph Sauthier
Claude Sauthier
French, 1736 - 1802
Biography: Claude Joseph Sauthier was born in Strasbourg, France in 1736. He was a landscape gardener, surveyor, and topographer. In 1767, he came to American where he worked as a surveyor for Governor William Tryon in North Carolina and later in New York. He served as a military draughtsman during the American Revolution. After spending most of his life in the service of the British, he returned to France, where he died in 1802.