Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Codex 1000 Documents of Alençon
TitleDocuments of Alençon
Call numberMs. Codex 1000
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 3767038
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
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.
- Ms. codex.
- Title supplied by cataloger.
- 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.
Extent211 leaves : bound to 270 x 200 mm
FoliationPaper 211; [1-211]; modern foliation in pencil, lower right recto.
SupportParchment and paper
Binding19th-century vellum (Zacour-Hirsch).
- Manuscripts, French--17th century
- Manuscripts, French--18th century
- Manuscripts, European
- Legal documents
- Marriage records
Inside front cover
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