Letter of Louis Benigne François Bertier de Sauvigny

Scope and Content

Letter, 18 Jan 1775, signed by Louis Benigne François Bertier de Sauvigny, Intendant of Paris, to Guillaume Joseph Dupleix de Bacquencourt, Intendant of Dijon, sending him the declaration [wanting] of a beggar in official custody at Pontoise.

Administrative / Biographical History

Louis Benigne François Bertier de Sauvigny ([1737]-1789) was a French administrator. He was Assistant Intendant of Paris from 1768 until 1776 when he was made Intendant. His reforms were unpopular, and he was killed by revolutionary rioters on 22 July 1789.


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Acquisition Information

Bought by Dr. Geoffrey John de Cusance Mead from Alain Brieux, Paris, and given to ULL in 1977.

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

220 x 170 mm.

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

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