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Bills and Letters of Lady Chardin

From: John Chardin correspondence and documents

Bills and Letters of Lady Chardin

From: John Chardin correspondence and documents

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Other Creator: Chardin, John, Sir, 1643-1713.
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Date: 1709-1718
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Description:
John Chardin was born in Paris and travelled in the Near East as a merchant and jeweller. He later settled in England and was an agent to the East India Company. Chardin was the author of Journal du voyage du chevalier Chardin en Perse & aux Indes Orientales, par la Mer Noire & par la Colchide (1686).
Finding aid available.
Phillipps MS 16847-16856, 17114-17117, and 17365. Gift of William Sloane, 1921.
Chiefly in French and English.
Abstract:
Correspondence, manuscript accounts, printed bills of lading completed in manuscript, and other manuscript documents of Sir John Chardin, his wife, Lady Chardin, his brother, Daniel Chardin, and others. Most letters and documents are bound in volumes; also present are a few unbound items. Many letters and documents relate to India and the East India Company, including items concerning Thomas Pitt, Elihu Yale, Alvarez de Fonseca, and Nicolo Manuchi. Accompanied by brief notes of a former owner.
Physical Description:
40 bills and letters (Phillipps MS 16853)
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Series II. Bound Volumes
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Box 2
Folder:
Folder 20
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Object ID: 16169040
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