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[Documents of Alençon] Volume 4 [manuscript].

Publication:
[Alençon, 1657-1789]
Format/Description:
Manuscript
211 leaves : parchment and paper ; bound to 270 x 200 mm.
Contained In:
Documents of Alençon.
Status/Location:
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Other Title:
UPenn Ms. Codex 1000
Subjects:
Alençon (France) -- Economic conditions.
France -- Economic conditions -- 17th century.
France -- Economic conditions -- 18th century.
France -- Social conditions -- 17th century.
France -- Social conditions -- 18th century.
Form/Genre:
Manuscripts, French -- 17th century.
Manuscripts, French -- 18th century.
Manuscripts, European.
Codices.
Contracts.
Legal documents.
Marriage records.
Language:
French.
Summary:
37 private legal documents mostly relating to sales of land and other property, assignments of income, and issues of guardianship. Categories of documents include papers of the Basire family (1657-1720); legal papers on subjects such a case against Charles Verrier, biens des religionnaires fugitifs, wills, rents, guardianships, and trial records (1685-1776); commercial papers concerning sales of property, including a printer's shop (1694-1789); marriage contracts (1695-1726); and a contract "relatif à la guérison d'un cancer" (1694). Many of the documents are written on parchment. A 19th-century cover page is bound in before each document or group of documents.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Foliation: Paper 211; [1-211]; modern foliation in pencil, lower right recto.
Script: Written in various cursive scripts by many different hands.
Binding: 19th-century vellum (Zacour-Hirsch).
Origin: Written in Alençon, 1657-1789 (Zacour-Hirsch).
Details and contents of the other volumes are described in individual analytical records, all of which may be found by searching the title UPenn Ms. Codex 1000.
Cited in:
Described in Zacour, Norman P. and Hirsch, Rudolf. Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Libraries of the University of Pennsylvania to 1800 (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1965), pp. 73-74 (Ms. French 93).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 1000.
OCLC:
155927480