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Traité des tailles suivant les usages du ressort du parlement de Bourgogne, 1768 [manuscript].

Publication:
[Burgundy], 1768.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
166 leaves : paper ; 222 x 165 (177 x 115) mm. bound to 227 x 176 mm.
Subjects:
France. Parlement (Dijon).
Taxation -- France -- Burgundy.
Taxation -- France -- Early works to 1800.
Burgundy (France) -- Economic conditions.
France -- Economic conditions -- 18th century.
Form/Genre:
Codices.
Treatises.
Manuscripts, French -- 18th century.
Manuscripts, European.
Language:
French.
Summary:
Treatise on the assessment, collection and payment of taxes and on exemptions such as those for the nobility and the clergy in the jurisdiction of Burgundy.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title and date from title page (f. ii recto).
Pagination: Paper, i (contemporary paper) + 166 + i (contemporary paper); [iv], 1-305, [306], [ix]; contemporary pagination in ink, upper outer corners.
Layout: Written in 24-28 long lines, with running title and section number at the top of each page and marginal paragraph headings in the same hand as the text.
Binding: Contemporary marbled calf with gilt spine (Thiébald); leather cracked between spine and upper cover.
Origin: Written in Burgundy in 1768 (f. ii recto).
Penn Provenance:
Stamp on title page: Ex Libris Francois Tocaven, with a coat of arms.
Appears in Jules Thiébald's Le bibliophile français 331 (1959), no. 76.
Appears in Alan G. Thomas's catalog 33, no. 25; purchased from Thomas in 1975.
Cited in:
Described in Hirsch, Rudolf. Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Libraries of the University of Pennsylvania to 1800: Supplement B. The Library Chronicle, 1981, p. 13 (Ms. French 145).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 999
OCLC:
155927464
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