18th-century French Documents
Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]
This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.
Overview and metadata sections
The collection consists of approximately 100 miscellaneous 18th-century French documents. The bulk are engrossed copies of notarial documents (1770-1789) concerning land titles and rents in the parish of Saint Christophe, Tours. Many of the documents were prepared by François-Claude Bigot and François Solomon, public notaries in Tours. Also included is a record book of financial recepts and livestock lists (1815-1816). Also present is a document, signed by Louis XIV, in favor of Pierre Vaillant.
AM22017. The document in favor of Pierre Vaillant was a gift of John Douglas Gordon in 1966 (AM 18968).
Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager (2015) in 2012.
No appraisal information is available.
- Manuscripts Division
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- Access Restrictions
The collection is open for research.
- Use Restrictions
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.