Part f. 10r - Petition by Tiphagne to the administrators of the Department of Calvados and the Executive Directory, with a memorandum signed by the administrators

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R./1.1/f. 10r


Petition by Tiphagne to the administrators of the Department of Calvados and the Executive Directory, with a memorandum signed by the administrators


  • 2 and 6 Jan. 1798 (Creation)

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(i) Refers to his tender of 13 July 1796 for an acre of land at Norey (Norrey-en-Bessin) formerly belonging to the abbey of St Etienne at Caen, asking the administrators either to remove the obstacles to his enjoyment of the same or to restore his money to him.

(ii) The municipal administration of the Canton of Bretteville l’Orgueilleuse have been asked to provide more information.




Aux Citoyens administrateurs du Departement du Calvados et au Commissaire du Directoire Executif Près l’administration Centrale.


Je Vous Represente que le 25. Messidor an 4. Je fis ma Soumission sous le No 4337., d’acquerier, {1} Conformement aux lois, Rendues sur la Vente des domaines Nationaux, une acre de terre ou Environ ayant appartenu a la Cidevant abbaye de Sainte Etienne de Caen située à Norey delle des fosses Vernieres; {2} Je Vous presenta ma petition le 5. Nivose an 5e pour M’en procurer Jouissance ayant Satisfait à tous les payements & Je suis Encore aussi avancé que le 1r Jour de ma petition.

Je Vous prie, Citoyens, de faire Cesser toutes les Entraves que l’on apporte pour m’expulser de mon acquisition où d’ordonner que mes fonds mes Seront Remis si l’objet de ma Soumission N’est pas alienable.

Presenté le 13. Nivose an 6e de la Republique.



Registré ausecretariat du Canton No 2741 [On the right hand side:] No 1681

Renvoyé la presente aux Membres de l’administration Municipale du Canton de Bretteville l’orgueilleuse pour nous une {3} decade donner des renseignements sur l’objet soumissionné par le reclaimant

Par nous administrateurs du Departement du Calvados en seance à Caën a 17 Nivose an 6 de la republique

[…] {4} | Mesail | Bonne


The petition occupies the right hand halves of the face and dorse of a small sheet of paper. The official memorandum is written on the face on the left hand side. Most abbreviations have been expanded, with the supplied letters in italics.

{1} This is the apparent reading.

{2} ‘delle des fosses Vernieres’ is the apparent reading, but the meaning is unclear.

{3} Reading uncertain.

{4} This name is indistinct.

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  • French

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Pasted into R.1.1 (f. 10r).

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This description was created by A. C. Green in 2021.




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