MAINE-ET-LOIRE. 8 documents. - Handwritten... - Lot 164 - Conan Belleville Hôtel d'Ainay

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MAINE-ET-LOIRE. 8 documents. - Handwritten... - Lot 164 - Conan Belleville Hôtel d'Ainay
MAINE-ET-LOIRE. 8 documents. - Handwritten document, 1 ½ p. in-folio. 3 July 1777. Memorandum relating to the sale of the trees of the castle of Angers, in particular of 70 chestnut trees "because the trees of which it acts harm the cover of the castle". - 2 receipts of the salt storehouses of Beaufort-en-Vallée (1603) and of Angers (1622). - letter of the Angevin doctor Prévost aîné (Angers year 3), poem attributed to Raugeart archpriest of Angers, authorization of wood cutting (Angers, 1765). Letter from sister Théotime (embossed letterhead of the congregation "la salle de Vihiers" (1882). - Interesting letter about cholera and fires in Saumur" 1854: "cholera appeared here, two burghers died in the civil hospital and the lieutenant colonel of the school; he died after 9 hours of illness. We were put on a diet, it was forbidden to sell us any fruit, to eat salad [...]. Fires are multiplying in Saumur, almost every day-night they make us get up in the middle of the night to run to the fire. Yesterday, during the theater, we shouted at the fire, you had to see how they were running away, the women were shouting, we were pushing each other, we were running against each other to get out. A house next to the theater was all on fire [...]".
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