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French documents containing signatures and letters from notable people

 Single Item
MS. French b.10
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

Documents contain:

  1. fols. 1-18: signatures of Kings of France, n.d. Fol. 4 also contains a letter to the French ambassador in Venice, de Fresnes, signed by Henri IV, 27 Septmeber 1606.
  2. fols. 19-47: signatures of members of the Bonaparte family, 1799-1820.
  3. fols. 48-90: signatures of Marshald of France, 1793-1831.
  4. fols. 91-95: signatures of members of Orléans family, 1814, 1863, n.d.
  5. fols. 96-95: signatures of members of Orléans family, 1814, 1863, n.d.
  6. fols. 96-121: signatures of other notable people, 1819-1824, n.d. Fols 100-119 contain letters concerning the publication of memoirs of Louis Bonaparte, King of Holland, 1819.


  • Creation: n.d., 1618-1838, 1799-1820, 1793-1831, 1814, 1863, 1819-1824, 1819


121 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • French

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries MS. French b.10, fols. 1-121.

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MS. French b.10

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 22606


French documents containing signature and letters from notable people

Biographical / Historical

No biographical information is known.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Miss M.R. Tomkinson, 1977, in memory of her brother Lieut.-Cdr. C.C. Tomkinson, D.S.C., who collected the documents

EAD version 2023 by Miranda Scarlata
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom