Pièce 31 - Letters relating to the Chouannerie in the Calvados

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Crewe MS/31


Letters relating to the Chouannerie in the Calvados


  • 1796 (Production)

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Étendue matérielle et support

1 volume (33 x 21 cm), containing 38 leaves. Folios 2–28 are documents in various hands mounted on stubs, of which ff. 4, 5, 7, 8, 14–15, 17, 22–6, and 28 are single sheets, and the rest folded sheets. Folio 1 is a sheet with a cutting pasted to it. Half-bound.

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Histoire archivistique

The documents in this volume were sent to General Charles Dugua by Pierre Jean Lévêque, commissary of the Directory in the department of the Calvados, in 1796. On f. 1 is a cutting from a French sale catalogue of the mid-nineteenth century describing the volume. The armorial bookplate of Robert, Earl of Crewe, is pasted inside the volume and his heraldic ‘garb’ is stamped on the front cover.

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Portée et contenu

See the separate descriptions of the contents. Most dates in the manuscripts reckoned according the French revolutionary calendar. Folios 2, 4, 13, 16, and 17 are in the same hand. On the spine is stamped ‘Correspondance de Citoyen Levêque. An. 4.’

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Foliated 1–28, with an unnumbered flyleaf at the front and another at the back.

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  • français

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