Tables of corn and wheat prices in France

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Volume containing engraved pages completed in manuscript listing fortnightly prices of corn in the markets of the principal towns of each Généralité of France; headings and wheat prices have been added in manuscript for the years 1771-1773.

Administrative / Biographical History

No information at present.

Arrangement

Single item.

Conditions Governing Access

Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Uncatalogued material may not be seen. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Acquisition Information

Transferred from the Goldsmith's Library of printed books in 1965 (Ref: GL Cat 11141).

Other Finding Aids

Collection level description.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

6½" x 4¼". 18th century binding.

Archivist's Note

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

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

Custodial History

The manuscript bears the manuscript label of 'Philippe Bédigis, Professeur d'Ecriture, Rue St. Antoine à Paris. Année 1788'. It was later bought by Herbert Somerton Foxwell.

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