*PERIGORD. Important set of archives on the town and the abbey of TERRASSON (Dordogne), and the BOUQUIER family, from the 15th to the 19th century, all filling an old trunk.
Important set of great interest on the history of Terrasson, its abbey, and the influential Bouquier family. [Gabriel Bouquier (1739-1810) will be deputy of the Dordogne at the Convention, and member of the Committee of Public Instruction].
* Daily book for the year 1659 by Bernard BOUQUIER, listing births, baptisms and deaths from 1639 to 1782; returned, he recorded annuity receipts for the work founded by Jehan Bouquier in the monastery of the Saint-Sour de Terrasson abbey from 1627 to 1787. * Livre de raison by Bernard BOUQUIER, 1667, a large volume containing the text of acquisition, ratification and exchange contracts, receipts, marriage contracts and wills, made by the Bouquier family from 1596 to 1667; written by Guillaume de Raffailhac, master writer in Terrasson. * Notebook sewn from a "Livre journal pour mademoiselle de Vertuel" (accounts, 1747-1752). * Sewn notebook of "Arrerages de rentes de l'abbaye de Terrasson dues a messieurs Bouquier et Desfauries" (1760-1780). * Account book of a lawyer (1772-1785). * Handwritten memoir for Mgr the bishop of Sarlat, abbot of Terrasson against sieur Certain, receiver of the sizes of the election of Sarlat (18th century). * "Book of reason for the business and goods of Mr de Labrousse du Breuil" held by Élie Guillaume Bouquier (1789-1831). Etc.
Approximately 200 deeds and documents concerning the Bouquier family from the 15th century (old paper copies) to the 19th century: contracts, purchases, sales, transactions, etc. Bouquier was appointed, at the end of the 18th century, lord of Teyssenat. The oldest documents concern the abbey of Terrasson, and the tenement of Teyssenat.
Diplomas on parchment for the studies of Élie-Guillaume Bouquier (2); and of Jean-Baptiste de Laulerie, of Brive (7, notably from the University of Medicine of Montpellier), whose sister Marie married Élie Bouquier.
Watercolour view of the Bouquier house in Terrasson (1845, accidents); annotated plans of Terrasson.
Important set of family papers, concerning the Bouquier and Laulerie families, and their descendants, until the beginning of the 20th century: an account book of Mrs Bouquier concerning the house in Terrasson (1850-1880), family correspondence, notarial papers, accounts, newspapers, various papers, etc. Plus a copy of Royllet's Fideles Tableaux de l'Art d'écrire (defects).
Location of the item France - 75016 Paris