de Taisseau Cordier, Histoire des Gentils, 1808.

Scope and Content

Histoire des Gentils, a history of the Asiatic peoples written from the notes of Captain de Taisseau Cordier.

Ruled, with ruled margins and marginal subject headings.

pp.383-408 Footnotes.

pp.409-416 Index.

Administrative / Biographical History

Captain de Taisseau Cordier was captain of the fort of Pondicherry, India.


Single item

Access Information

By appointment with the Keeper of Manuscripts. Access to records containing confidential information may be restricted.

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Poursin for 6000Fr, 28 January 1953


Call number used to be ms1402

Other Finding Aids

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Binding: half calf, marbled boards.Paper: 20x31.2cm

Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Maia Sheridan, Archives Hub project archivist, based on material from the Manuscripts Database

Conditions Governing Use

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