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COLLECTION Identifier: A/A941

Papers of the d'Autremont family, 1764-1955 (inclusive), 1764-1897 (bulk)

D'Autremont family papers, 1764-1955. Digital

Scope and Contents Typed copies of translated letters and other translated documents related to the d'Autremont family. Included are English translations of Marie Jeanne d'Autremont's correspondence, especially letters between her and her son Louis Paul while he was living in Paris, France (1797-1807). These letters provide insight into the establishment and management of a frontier farm in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. They discuss shortages and high prices of household goods; the high...