Manuscripts

  • Reference
      GB 133 AMT/1
  • Dates of Creation
      c.1830-1850
  • Physical Description
      4 items

Scope and Content

Comprises: AMT/1/1 'Vers de Mme A. Tastu récités à Perpignan à Mme. la duchesse d'Orléans', (1 folded sheet ) - 1839? Tastu speaks of love and war in this patriotic piece of verse.

AMT/1/2 Poem 'A Mlle Aline avenel à son défiant pour l'Angleterre', undated. 1 sheet, autograph.

AMT/1/3 Poem untitled and undated. 'Avez vous souvenir…' 1 sheet, autograph.

AMT/1/4 'Avis d'ordonnance de payement' - 2 invoices issued by the 'Ministère de l'Instruction Publique' (French education ministry during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries) authorising payment by the Public Treasury to Mme Tastu for her services as a writer. AMT/1/4/1 - Paris, issued 19th September, 1835 - sum of 600 francs AMT/1/4/2 - Paris, issued 26th December, 1849 - sum of 500 francs.

Also present (unnumbered) is a folder cover, possibly the wrapping at the time of acquisition by the Library, which includes some notes about Tastu in French and a Library note on the collection.