Filled the office of inspector-general of marines in France, 1707-1710. 'In the latter year appointed intendant of Canada, but did not arrive im Quebec until 1712. Returned to France, 1726, and for some years acted as intendant of justice in Normandy. Bib.: Roy, Intendants de la Nouvelle-France (R. S. C., 1903).
Tiré de Burpee, Lawrence J., Encyclopedia of Canadian History, Makers of Canada Series, vol 12, 1927.