c1840s ARCHIVE OF HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT PERSONAL CORRESPONDENCE, DOCUMENTS, AND EPHEMERA OF THE AMERICAN WIFE OF THE FRENCH VICE CONSUL000871NN
On offer is a fascinating archive of original handwritten letters and ephemera from Sarah Howe in Nantes France, who married the vice-consul in Nantes, Antoine Martial [Antoine Martial St-Cyr Louis Azais]. These are mostly by Sarah to her brothers and sisters, but some are by her husband discussing a wide range of topics: politics, living in Paris, her husband, slavery, food prices, adultery etc., etc. There are a few pieces of ephemera; a school essay, a legal document or two and the letters make for approximately 73 pages and date from the early to mid 1840's and are on, for the most part, folio, 8 ¾ x 13 ¼ inch paper. Mostly in English there are a small number of letters in French. G+.; Manuscript; Folio - over 12" - 15" tall; KEYWORDS: SARAH HOWE, FRENCH DIPLOMACY, ANTOINE MARTIAL, LOUIS AZAIS, FRANCE, NANTES, HANDWRITTEN, MANUSCRIPT, DOCUMENT, LETTER, AUTOGRAPH, KEEPSAKE, WRITER, HAND WRITTEN, DOCUMENTS, SIGNED, LETTERS, MANUSCRIPTS, HISTORICAL, HOLOGRAPH, WRITERS, AUTOGRAPHS, PERSONAL, MEMOIR, MEMORIAL, PERSONAL HISTORY, ARCHIVE, DIARY, DIARIES, ANTIQUITÉ, CONTRAT, VÉLIN, MANUSCRIT, PAPIER ANTIKE, BRIEF, PERGAMENT, DOKUMENT, SLAVERY, antiquité, contrat, vélin, document, manuscrit, papier Antike, Brief, Pergament, Dokument, Manuskript, Papier oggetto d'antiquariato, atto, velina, documento, manoscritto, carta antigüedad, hecho, vitela, documento, manuscrito, papel.
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