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A description of French, especially Parisian, society in 1825, written in about 1826 by miss Pigott

MS. Pigott e. 8
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

Thrown into the form of a literary correspondence between Adéle, a married French lady, and Henriette (i.e. miss Pigott ?), an Englishwoman: presumably entirely written by miss Pigott. The successive titles of the parts are:

  1. 'Avant propos'
  2. 'Reponse de l'Anglaise'
  3. 'Lettre a mon mari. Le voyage à Reims'
  4. 'Ire Soirée'
  5. (for the coronation of Charles X), 'Recit des fêtes, de qui [sic] ont suivi le sacre, par la dame Anglaise.'.


  • Creation: written in about 1826 by miss Pigott


52 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • French


MS. Pigott e. 8

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 23438

Physical Facet

On paper


8 1/4 × 6 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom