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Guide to the Tours (France: Généralité) Records, 1762-1766

Abstract

Administrative entity in France.

Eighteenth century analysis of Tours-Anjou, Maine, and Touraine, France, containing a description of each province in the Généralité of Tours-Anjou, Maine, and Touraine; an estimation of the population; lists of various church dioceses and monasteries, and estimated revenues; lists of military posts; lists of noblemen and their property; an inventory of the royal domain; descriptions of the vineyards, farms, and cities under the Généralité's jurisdiction, including the wines and crops produced, and silk and textile manufacturers; prices for grains, livestock, and bread in the principal cities; outlines of the nature of the various taxes; complaints concerning the inequality and abuses of the tax system, and a plea for relief; and three maps showing the boundaries of the Généralité, its subdivisions, and the rivers, roads, and post stations along royal highways.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Tours (France: Généralité).
Title
Tours (France: Généralité) records, 1762-1766
Language of Material
French
Extent
0.4 Linear Feet, 1 Items
Location
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Collection Overview

Contains a description of each province in the Généralité of Tours-Anjou, Maine, and Touraine; an estimation of the population; lists of various church dioceses and monasteries, and estimated revenues; lists of military posts; lists of noblemen and their property; an inventory of the royal domain; descriptions of the vineyards, farms, and cities under the Généralité's jurisdiction, including the wines and crops produced, and silk and textile manufacturers; prices for grains, livestock, and bread in the principal cities; outlines of the nature of the various taxes; complaints concerning the inequality and abuses of the tax system, and a plea for relief; and three maps showing the boundaries of the Généralité, its subdivisions, and the rivers, roads, and post stations along royal highways.

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Contents of the Collection

Tableau de la Généralité de Tours depuis 1762 jusques et compris 1766
(1 bound volume)
Box 1

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Tours (France: Généralité) Records, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Tours (France: Généralité) Records were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a transfer in 1975.

Processing Information

Processed by Rubenstein Library staff

Encoded by Carrie Mills, May 2011

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: Unknown

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.