1 Feb 1730. Québec. Petition of Jacques Pinguet de Vaucours to Lieutenant-Général Pierre André de Leigne for post as Juge Prévost. S. by Pinguet. Approved and s. by De Leigne. Countersigned by Nicolas-Gaspard Boucault. Order for inquiry into faith and character s. by De Leigne., 1730.
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English and French.
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.
Extent2.5 linear feet (6 boxes)
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