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Treatise by Jacques Angrand on French finance

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 MS 97
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Treatise by Jacques Angrand on French finance
Date(s): [1740]
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 volume containing 100 leaves
Name of creator(s): Unknown
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Administrative/Biographical history:

No information available at present.


Scope and content/abstract:

Manuscript volume containing a treatise by Jacques Angrand, Vicompte de Fontpertuis, on French finance, [1740], comprising a treatise on the benefit of public credit, entitled 'L'Utilité du crédit public', demonstrated in four parts. The manuscript includes an allegorical drawing in pen and ink on folio 8.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Single item. The manuscript was previously known as University of London MS 106a.

Conditions governing access:

Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Uncatalogued material may not be seen. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

Finding aids:

Collection level description.

Archival Information

Archival history:

The manuscript contains the arms of Anne-Robert Jacques Turgot, Baron de L'Aulne (1727-1781), a French economist and statesman, and was probably made especially for him. It is also inscribed 'ex libris [S]. Fourgeaud Lagrèze'.

Immediate source of acquisition:

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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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Sarah Smith as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with general International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Aug 2000

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