Gaillard de Boncourt: Voyage des Franoises en Pologne

Scope and Content

'Voyage des Franoises en Pologne', 68 folios: (fo. 2) title; (fo. 3) dedication to L.F. de P. le Fvre d'Ormesson de Noyseau (Avocat General du Parlement); (fo. 6) preface; (fo. 11) text with occasional footnotes; (fo. 64) list of contents. The binding has the arms of Le Fvre d'Ormesson.

Administrative / Biographical History

Gaillard, Chevalier de Boncourt, served as an ensign in the expedition sent by the French to the relief of Danzig in 1734 (described in the volume), when he was 20 years of age.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Bequeathed by Samuel Sandars, 1894.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Other Finding Aids

Additional Manuscripts Catalogue.

Custodial History

The volume was purchased by Samuel Sandars in 1889.


A privately printed copy was made for, and edited by, Alexander Henderson at Edinburgh, 1831.

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