French documents collection, 1487-1812

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8z9tf


Descriptive Summary

Title: French documents collection, 1487-1812
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 308
Extent: .25 linear feet (1 box), 1 bound volume (BV), and 1 oversized papers box (OP)
Abstract:Artifically-created collection of documents relating to France.
Language:Materials entirely in French.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Various sources.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], French documents collection, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Processed by Elizabeth Russey, March 2006.


Collection Description

Scope and Content Note

The collection is an artificially created collection of materials relating to France from 1481-1812. It includes land grants, printed acts and decrees issued by Napoleon Bonaparte and the French government, an account book from 1786-1789, and money from the 1st French Republic.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in chronological order.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Manuscript, October 15, 1481 - June 11, 1487
1 2 Sales document, 1623
1 12 Account book, 1637-1638 and 1750

This folder contains material that was originally part of Miscellaneous Collection D, Groups: Account books. In 2017, this collection was discontinued and the contents dispersed amongst other collections by subject or provenance to improve accessibility.

1 3 Petition for pardon to the King's Council, 1676
1 4 Grant, 1693
1 5 Act concerning a French officer in garrison in Metz, France, 1729
1 6 Loan agreement, 1750
1 7 Notes [with seals] to the Marquis of Coursy, 1773
1 8 Act demanding deposit of arms to French officials, [1775?]
BV1 Account book, "Livre des gages de mes domestiques," 1786-1789, belonging to Monsieur Duroy of Bordeaux
1 9 Manuscript volume concerning the French Revolution by an anonymous Royalist, [1796?]
1 10 French money from the 1st Republic, [1792-1804]
OP1 1 Decree, Napoleon Bonaparte to Clera Leopold, 1804
OP1 2 Decree, Napoleon Bonaparte to Jean Charles Joseph Laumond, January 9, 1812
1 11 Grant, undated
1 13 Georges Pompidou letter to unidentified recipient, undated

This folder contains a letter that was origignally part of Miscellaneous Collection A, Autograph letters. In 2017, that collection was discontinued and the contents dispersed amongst other collections by subject or provenance to improve accessibility.

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