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Claude Adrien Meney Letters


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Meney, Claude Adrien, ca. 1701-1787

Claude Meney, a parliamentary attorney from Dijon, France, traveled to Flanders, England, and Holland in 1734.

The collection consists of a manuscript copy of 38 letters (in a bound volume) written by Meney, titled "Copie des lettres écrites à mes amis pendant mon voiage de flandres, D'angleterre et d'hollande en 1734," as well as typed transcriptions of them. A parliamentary attorney from Dijon, France, Meney describes to his friends his visit to London, beginning with a sailing from de Beauvais on March 4, 1734, and continuing through April 26, 1734. In most of these letters, Meney compares London with Paris.

AM17188, 18231

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Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager (2015) in 2012.

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Collection Inventory

"Copie des letters ecrites à mes amis pendant mon voiage de flandres..." Manuscript, 1734. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Typed Transcript of Title Page and Front Matter (pp. 1-2), 1734. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Typed Transcripts of Part I Lettres I-XXV (pp. 1-156), 1734. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Typed Transcripts of Part II Lettres 26e-39e (pp. 157-301), 1734. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Page 198 is missing

Physical Description

1 folder

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