Manuscript volume entitled 'Mémoire sur l'administration des Finances', 1787, signed by Séguy de Fontigny, giving an account of the financial reforms undertaken by Jean-Baptiste Colbert, Marquis de Torcy, and highlighting their present relevance. The manuscript is addressed to the Contrôleur Général des Finances.
Fontigny, Séguy de
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- ReferenceGB 96 MS 387
- Dates of Creation1787
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialFrench
- Physical Description1 volume containing 21 leaves
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
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Bought from G.Harding in 1952.
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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
Manuscript folio. Stained by damp.
Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.
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