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Letter concerning the forge of Ruelle, 1776 August 16.

Publication:
1776 August 16.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (1 leaf)
Subjects:
France. Marine -- History -- 18th century.
Technology -- Early works to 1800.
Iron industry and trade -- France -- History -- 18th century.
France -- History -- Louis XVI, 1774-1793.
Ruelle (France)
Form/Genre:
Manuscripts, French -- 18th century.
Manuscripts, European.
Language:
In French.
Summary:
Letter written from Versailles, 16 August 1776, to Monsieur de Beaumont concerning the forge of Ruelle. The writer again refers to the work at the forge for the French Navy, notes that their operations have been suspended until the arrangement between the Comte d'Artois and Louis XVI is completed, and requests that Monsieur de Beaumont expedite the process. With a note at the close of the letter, added by the author, whose signature is illegible; the letter may have been written by a secretary. By the same author as LJS 180, Item 21 and Item 23.
Local notes:
Lawrence J. Schoenberg & Barbara Brizdle Manuscript Initiative.
Penn Provenance:
Separated from manuscript formerly owned by Sir Thomas Phillipps, ms. 18507 (note in pencil, Kraus?).
Sold as part of the residue of the Phillipps collection first to William H. Robinson Ltd., 1945, and again to Hans Peter Kraus, Mar. 1978; part of Kraus's ms. 836.
Formerly owned by John D. Stanitz (Cleveland, Ohio), as part of Ms. 11.
Acquired by Lawrence J. Schoenberg with other Stanitz manuscripts, Sept. 1997.
Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2012.
Gift of Barbara Brizdle Schoenberg, 2016.
Cited as:
UPenn LJS 180.
Contributor:
Phillipps, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1872, former owner.
Kraus, Hans Peter, 1907-1988, former owner.
Stanitz, John D., former owner.
Schoenberg, Lawrence J., former owner.
Contained In:
Industrial History Letters and Documents. Item 22
OCLC:
798156297
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