Letter relating to the French cloth trade

Scope and Content

Manuscript letter appointing Louis Casimir Brown Inspector of Manufactures in Caen producing cloth or materials used in its treatment, 15 Sep 1780. With the signature of Jacques Necker, Director General of Finances, the signature of the Intendant of Caen, and a note dated 27 Feb 1783 of registration by the greffiers of the bailliage of Caen.

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Acquisition Information

Part of the Goldsmith's Library of Economic Literature, initially collected by Herbert Somerton Foxwell and presented by the Goldsmith's Company to the University of London in 1903.

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Applied seal.

Archivist's Note

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

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