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Ms. Codex 1000 Documents of Alençon
TitleDocuments of Alençon
Call numberMs. Codex 1000
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 3767196
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
- ca. 1615-1797
42 private and public documents including many pertaining to official business of the Alençon municipality. Contents include letters of Henri d'Orléans (1658) and the duc de Longueville, relating to a treaty with England (1656); an arrêt du Parlement de Rouen (1756); documents relating to the seigneuries (fiefs) of Coutainville, Fontaine-Ettouppefour, Fontenay, Fresneau, Lonray, Montreuil, Ravigny, and Houssemain, one of which is printed (1641-1786); dépenses relatives au passage des gens de guerre (1653); fief des curés, paroisse de la Mesnière (1624); several documents relating to the French Revolution in the department of Orne; nomination of Jehan de Beaumont to the office of "bailli de Montigny" (1615?); inventories of estates (1646-1719); and a marriage contract for François de Matignon (1631). 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.
Extent336 leaves : bound to 323 x 220 mm
FoliationPaper, iii (19th-century paper) + 336 + vii (19th-century paper); [1-336]; modern foliation in pencil, lower right recto.
Binding19th-century vellum (Zacour-Hirsch).
- Manuscripts, French--17th century
- Manuscripts, French--18th century
- Manuscripts, European
- Estate inventories
- Legal documents
- Marriage records
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