Fontigny, Séguy de

Scope and Content

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.

Administrative / Biographical History

No information available at present.


Single item.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Bought from G.Harding in 1952.

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Manuscript folio. Stained by damp.

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.

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