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Early 18th Century Antique 8 page Hand Written Legal Document on Laid Paper Dated 1720 and marked officially Generalite de Bourges | Handwritten on Watermarked Laid Paper | Dimensions: 9.5" H x 7.7" W | In Good antique condition | This 1720 Antique legal document is stamped Generalite de Bourges designating it as a Legal Document of Bourges, France with a French Watermark. | Bourges (French pronunciation: ​[buʁʒ]) is a city in central France on the Yèvre river. It is the capital of the department of Cher, and also was the capital of the former province of Berry. Bourges is a city in central France known for its half-timbered houses. The grand, Gothic-style Bourges Cathedral features 13th-century stained-glass windows. Close by, the ornate Jacques Coeur Palace was the home of a 15th-century nobleman. Dimensions: 9.5" H x 7.7" W Medium: Ink on Laid Paper Date: 1720 | The generality of Bourges is an administrative district of Berry created in 1542. This city is seat of one of the seventeen general recipes created by Henry II and entrusted to treasurers general (Edit given to Blois in January 1551). At the end of the Ancient Regime the generality of Bourges consisted of seven elections; the generality of Bourges counted twenty-three subdelegations at the same time.


7.7 x 9.5 x 0.01 in


1 lb

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Antique Hand Written Legal Document Dated 1720

Estimate $150 - $300Jul 21, 2018
112 Public Square
Gallatin, TN 37066
United States
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