Miscellaneous French from Sophie Dupre

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image of Group of 6 items, in French, (of La Croix Châtel, Beauchamps, North of La Haye-Pesnel, Normandy)

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relating to their property in La Croix Châtel and Equilly, and its subdivision under "the laws relating to equal hereditary rights" (see item 2), with many fascinating details and consequences, as listed below, together 23 sides 4to., Beauchamps or Villedieu, 1814 - some light staining and browning, slight damage to parts of items 2,3 and 6 (almost all easily… Read more
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image of Notarial extract from their quitclaim of 1604, (Estienne and his son Marin, of Le Buis-les-Baronnies, southern Dauphiné, now in Drôme)

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in French with transcription and translation, also on behalf of another son Ciprian, agreeing the receipt of 20 écus (60 livres) from Antoine de Sainte-Marthe at the latter's house in Montbrun-les-Bains, made up of 3 loads of corn (his first instalment, due at Michaelmas 1603) worth 8 écus 48 sous, 2 écus which Sainte-Marthe has paid to "M. de… Read more
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(St. Vrain, near Arpajon, south of Paris), aged 42, in old-fashioned French letterpress, woodblock of a cemetery tomb at head, 1 side folio, St. Vrien, 8th September tipped onto remains of an album leaf, slightly spotted and creased Mentions families Tardif, Pottier, Laurent, Bertrand and Lericque. With a MS note laid down at foot sending Madame Spriggs… Read more
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Editor of the English Historical Review, Lecturer in Diplomatic at Oxford, 1896-1927), thanking him "for ... your scholarly study on the correspondence of John of Salisbury. The two manuscripts at Paris and Cambridge have formed the basis of many precious comments on the history of the XIIth century ... to which you are such a sure and admirably… Read more
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image of Notarial extract, in French with transcription and translation, (Ciprian, gentleman, of Le Buis-les-Baronnies, southern Dauphiné, now in Drôme)

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from his lease of 6th March 1617, as guardian of his brother David, to Jean Beringier of Le Buis, "Royal Sergeant of the Dauphiné", auctioned "at the Étang de Chandolle by Poullot Mourgue, Sworn Crier of Le Buis", and renting David's share of "the grange, surrounding vineyard and orchard ... in the district ['mandement'] of ... Le Buis ...… Read more
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by notary Famouze of Pomport, 10 km SSW of Bergerac, in French with translation, granting to Pierre Aymeric of Pouzy in the parish of nearby Cunèges, Sieur de Fouroumane, "for their mutual convenience" one 'pongnee' (poignée, literally 'fistful') of land in Ratouble called La Cantaloube, on the main road from Pomport to Bergerac, in exchange for two poignées in… Read more
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