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THE ERIC F. MENKE FRENCH DOCUMENTS COLLECTION
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Box: 1 Fold: 1 Orleans: "Maison et apportionnement..."
12/03/1630

DESCRIPTION: 1 legal document (vellum, 1 sheet folded), probably a deed or rent agreement. Front and back pages nearly illegible; name of locale illegible. Bears the stamp "GENERALITE D'ORLEANS...10 Soles...2 Rolle."

Box: 1 Fold: 2 Bretagne: "Devant nous nottaire..."
01/01/1680

DESCRIPTION: 1 legal document (vellum, 1 sheet), appears to be a feudal contract concerning Martin Maillard, a laborer at a mill on the seigneurie of St. Jouan in St. Malo, Bretagne. Barely legible with the use of an UV lamp. Bears the stamp, "CONTRE MARQUE DE...TIMBRE DE BRETAGNE."

Box: 1 Fold: 3 Rouen
01/01/1694

DESCRIPTION: 1 legal document (vellum, 1 sheet), mostly illegible. Bears the stamp, "GEN. DE ROVEN...Six Sois...2 S."

Box: 1 Fold: 4 Bretagne: "Devant nous nottaireur..."
03/26/1702

DESCRIPTION: 1 legal document (vellum, 1 sheet folded) regarding the repayment of a feudal debt by Julien Goudal to Amador Jan Baptiste Duguemadeu, the holder of several titles. References to the seigneurie de Chatelysne de Cadoudal, the Chateau de St. Malo and Villeneuve. Bears the stamp, "BRETAGNE."

Box: 1 Fold: 5 Bretagne: "Devant Nous No.r..."
07/24/1702

DESCRIPTION: 1 legal document (vellum, 1 sheet folded), probably a deed or rent agreement for a piece of land "dans le Courtil nomme Gergarader," in the town of Pont-d'Ouvan(?). Difficult to read. Bears two stamps, "BRETAGNE...8 SOLS."

Box: 1 Fold: 6 Amiens: "Tous ceux qui..."
03/28/1704

DESCRIPTION: 1 legal document (vellum, 1 sheet folded), probably regarding the sale of a number of unknown items. Locale is illegible (Baillage d'Amiens?). Bears stamp, "Treize S...4 DE...GE. D'AMIENS."

Box: 1 Fold: 7 Rouen: "De Messire Joseph de Mailly Chevalier..."
07/13/1707

DESCRIPTION: 1 legal document (vellum, 1 sheet), probably a feudal contract between Joseph de Mailly Chevalier and Jay Antoine Lomel. Reference to Tocqueville and Haucourt. Bears the stamp, "GE. DE ROVEN...8 Sols."

Box: 1 Fold: 8 Tours: "En l'audience de la Cause..."
05/25/1717

DESCRIPTION: 1 legal document (vellum, 1 sheet folded), probably a court settlement, probably only the first four pages of a longer document. The case concerns a woman, Renee Taneunies(?). Reference to Chausseburg. Bears the stamp, "GE. DE TOURS...10 Sols...4 D."

Box: 1 Fold: 9 Paris: "Extrait de..."
10/13/1718

DESCRIPTION: 1 legal document (vellum, 1 sheet), probably a court settlement. Reference to Francoise D'Haussemille and others. Bears the stamp, "G. DE PARIS EX DESGR...8 S."

Box: 1 Fold: 10 Tours: "Mre Louis de Lorme maitre..."
07/16/1722

DESCRIPTION: 1 legal document (vellum, 2 sheets folded and sewn), possibly an estate settlement, with many references to a church and to debts. Reference to Louis de Lorme. Bears the stamp, "GE. DE TOURS...13 S...4 D."

Box: 1 Fold: 11 Soissons
03/20/1724

DESCRIPTION: 1 legal document (vellum, 1 sheet), probably a bill of sale. Mostly illegible. Bears the stamp, "GENER. DE SOISSONS...HUIT SOLS."

Box: 1 Fold: 12 Chalons: "A tous ceux qui ces prites..."
10/31/1738

DESCRIPTION: 1 legal document (vellum, 1 sheet), probably a feudal contract. References to Champagne and Henry Regnandot. Mostly illegible. Bears the stamp, "G. D. CHALONS...13 S...4 DEN."

Box: 1 Fold: 13 Soissons: "A tous ceux qui ces..."
02/09/1748

DESCRIPTION: 1 legal document (vellum, 1 sheet), possibly a lease for grounds to be used for hunting or games. References to the Duc d'Orleans et de Valois and the village Villers-Cotterets. Bears the stamp, "G. DE SOISSONS...13 S...4 D."

Box: 1 Fold: 14 Tours: "Entre Anthoine Noel garde..."
05/29/1748

DESCRIPTION: 1 legal document (vellum, 1 sheet), probably concerning a court settlement between Anthoine Noel, a laborer, and his master, Rene Francois Galloy. Reference to Ste. Maure (-de-Tourraine?). Bears the stamp, "G. DE TOURS...HUIT SOLS."

Box: 1 Fold: 15 Auvergne: "Fut present Jean Laforge d' Nantes..."
09/01/1753

DESCRIPTION: 1 legal document (vellum, 1 sheet), probably a bill of sale. Reference to Nantes, Fraissenet parish of Chalinargues. Bears the stamp, "AUVERGNE...ROLLES 14 SOLS."

Box: 1 Fold: 16 Soissons: "Nous Francois Mullars..."
01/12/1758

DESCRIPTION: 1 legal document (vellum, 1 sheet), probably a tax settlement. References to the Tresorier General de Ponts et Chausses (Department of Civil Engineering) and Francois Mollart du Plessis.

Box: 1 Fold: 17 Orleans: "A tous ceux qui ces..."
11/30/1753

DESCRIPTION: 1 legal document (vellum, 1 sheet), probably a rent agreement or mortgage on a farm. Mostly illegible. Bears the stamps, "G. D'ORLEANS...13 SOL...4 DEN." and "G. D'ORLEANS...16 SOLS...8 D."

Box: 1 Fold: 18 Bourdeau: "Aujourdhuy trentieme du mois de mai..."
05/30/1771

DESCRIPTION: 1 legal document (vellum, 1 sheet folded), bill of sale of a piece of land, locale unclear. Bears the stamp, "GEN. DE BOURDEAU...DOUZE S."

Box: 1 Fold: 19 Auvergne: "Extraits des Registres..."
12/05/1771

DESCRIPTION: 1 legal document (vellum, 1 sheet), probably concerning an estate settlement or a court settlement between Pierre Begon and Jeanne Olivier, a widow. Reference to the Vicomte de Dieppe and the village of Gandillion. Bears the stamp, "AUVERGNE...DOUZE SOLS."

Box: 1 Fold: 20 Auvergne: "L'an mil sept cent..."
07/06/1775

DESCRIPTION: 1 legal document (vellum, 1 sheet), probably a bill of sale of merchandise. References to the villages of Murat and Fargues. Bears the stamps, "AUVERGNE...DOUZE SOLS" and "AUVERGNE ROLLES 14 SOLS."

Box: 1 Fold: 21 Soissons: "A tous ceux qui ces..."
02/21/1779

DESCRIPTION: 1 legal document (vellum, 1 sheet), the first few pages of a will of a laborer, Joseph Denier from the village of Noyon. Bears the stamps, "G. DE SOISSONS...VINGT SOLS" and "G. D. SOISSONS...F. DE P 26 SOLS...4 D."

Box: 1 Fold: 22 Auvergne: "Comparant me. jean damagiraut..."
01/23/1783

DESCRIPTION: 1 legal document (vellum, 1 sheet folded), probably a bill of sale related to a court settlement concerning Jean Damagiraut and M. Teillard. Locale illegible. Bears the stamp, "AUVERGNE...F.D.P. 23 SOLS.4D."

Box: 1 Fold: 23 Dijon: "A tous ceux qui ces..."
04/29/1788

DESCRIPTION: 1 legal document (vellum, 4 sheets folded and sewn), probably a court settlement concerning members of the military with many references to officers. Many references to Marie Francois de Champton, Antoine Zacharie Sessere and the villages of Sieges, Bassou and Auxerre. Bears the stamp, "GEN. DE DIJON...F.D.P. 28 SOLS 4 D."

Box: 1 Fold: 24 Alencon: "Des dits mineurs qu'ils ont..."

DESCRIPTION: 1 legal document (vellum, 2 sheets folded), probably an estate settlement with special mention to debts owed by the minor children of debtors, possibly concerning a group of cases rather than a specific one. Bears the stamp, "G. D'ALENCON...13 SOL...4 DEN."

Box: 1 Fold: 25 Paris: Court Proceedings
01/15/1793 - 05/15/1793

DESCRIPTION: Set of copies of court proceedings from a child sexual abuse case heard in the first month of the second year of the French Republic (January, 1793). Copied from the Archives Nationales de Paris (Paper, 24 pp.).

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