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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms fr-07937
Type of object:  facsimile
Dimensions:  260 x 211mm
Extent:  1 fol.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-1b
Language:  French
Place:  Béziers
Date:  1665-12-20
Short summary:  Planned travel to Paris and suggesting a financing on 6 years for the canal [du Midi]
Person:  Riquet, Pierre-Paul, baron de Bonrepos, 1604 (Béziers)-1680 (Toulouse), Engineer, Architect, author
COMMENTS
Comments:  Addressed to "Monseigneur". The Canal du Midi, a waterway that links the southern coast of France to the Bay of Biscay, was completed in 1681. This facsimile is made from an original manuscript that has belonged to Comtesse Boni[face] de Castellane.
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