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'Letter 15th' (altered from 11th) addressed to a lady and giving an account of the expulsion of the Jesuits from Marseilles (and France), 1762-4, written in about 1780-1790

MS. Douce 344
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

Purporting to be an abridged translation of an unpublished narrative by a citizen of Marseilles: beg. 'The abolition of the Order of the Jesuits was an event so remarkable': fols. 109-131 of a larger volume.


  • Creation: written in about 1780-1790


24 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Douce 344

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 21919

Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.

Physical Facet

On paper


11 5/8 × 7 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom