'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
Purporting to be an abridged translation of an unpublished narrative by a citizen of Marseilles: beg.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
Language of Materials
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.
11 5/8 × 7 1/2 in.