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Collection Overview

Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
18th-century French Documents
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/q811kj663
Dates:
1700-1799
Size:
2 boxes and 0.8 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1-2
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of approximately 100 miscellaneous eighteenth-century French documents.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists of approximately 100 miscellaneous 18th-century French documents. The bulk are engrossed copies of notarial documents (1770-1789) concerning land titles and rents in the parish of Saint Christophe, Tours. Many of the documents were prepared by François-Claude Bigot and François Solomon, public notaries in Tours. Also included is a record book of financial recepts and livestock lists (1815-1816). Also present is a document, signed by Louis XIV, in favor of Pierre Vaillant.

Collection History

Acquisition:

AM22017. The document in favor of Pierre Vaillant was a gift of John Douglas Gordon in 1966 (AM 18968).

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information:

Folder Inventory added by Jameson Creager (2015) in 2012.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

18th-century French Documents; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/q811kj663
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184