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Rare Book & Manuscript Library [Contact Us]
1711-1714
Creator:
Torcy, Jean-Baptiste Colbert, marquis de, 1665-1746
Extent: 2 boxes
The collection comprises 169 items dating from 1711 to 1714, with one item from 1702. Most of the correspondence consists of letters addressed to or drafts written by the abbé François Gaultier, a French diplomatic agent stationed in London who moved in the circles of the Tory opposition. Of 88 letters by Torcy in the collection, 79 are addressed to Gaultier. Most of these are entirely or partially in cipher. Original keys for coding and decoding are in the collection.
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Jean-Baptiste Colbert Correspondence with the abbé François Gaultier
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Torcy, Jean-Baptiste Colbert, marquis de, 1665-1746
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 579
repository
University of Pennsylvania Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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2 boxes
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1711-1714
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The collection comprises 169 items dating from 1711 to 1714, with one item from 1702. Most of the correspondence consists of letters addressed to or drafts written by the abbé François Gaultier, a French diplomatic agent stationed in London who moved in the circles of the Tory opposition. Of 88 letters by Torcy in the collection, 79 are addressed to Gaultier. Most of these are entirely or partially in cipher. Original keys for coding and decoding are in the collection.
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1710s
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French
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Torcy, Jean-Baptiste Colbert, marquis de, 1665-1746
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Rare Book & Manuscript Library [Contact Us]
1775-1824
Creator:
Lingaud, Jean-Baptiste, b. 1760
Extent: 4 boxes (+ map case drawer)
The collection comprises 492 items dating from 1775 to 1824: among these are letters, municipal documents, police records, trial transcripts, and some of Lingaud’s personal papers. The pre-Revolutionary documents mainly include bureaucratic correspondence between Limoges and the court in Versailles and Paris. After 1792 there emerges a vast number of name lists and secret surveillance records as well as arrest warrants for aristocrats and their sympathizers. Most notable in this part of the collection are letters and documents from the Revolutionary Committee and the Surveillance Committee.
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Jean-Baptiste Lingaud Papers
creator
Lingaud, Jean-Baptiste, b. 1760
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 515
repository
University of Pennsylvania Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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4 boxes (+ map case drawer)
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1775-1824
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The collection comprises 492 items dating from 1775 to 1824: among these are letters, municipal documents, police records, trial transcripts, and some of Lingaud’s personal papers. The pre-Revolutionary documents mainly include bureaucratic correspondence between Limoges and the court in Versailles and Paris. After 1792 there emerges a vast number of name lists and secret surveillance records as well as arrest warrants for aristocrats and their sympathizers. Most notable in this part of the collection are letters and documents from the Revolutionary Committee and the Surveillance Committee.
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1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s
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French
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Lingaud, Jean-Baptiste, b. 1760
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