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Carl L. Lokke papers, 1913-1968 16.1 Linear Feet — Approximately 4000 Items

Archivist and historian; chief of Foreign Affairs Branch at the U.S. National Archives. Collection consists of the biographical and professional files of Carl Ludwig Lokke, who was on the staff of the National Archives for many years. Material includes copies of his own research papers and many folders of research notes on his specialty, 18th century French colonialism in the West Indies colonies, and more specifically on the life and career of colonial administrator Baron Pierre-Victor Malouet, who was active mainly in French Guiana. There are also many transcriptions and photocopies of primary documents from archives in France and other repositories, as well as some microfilms. Other material includes Lokke's work files from the National Archives.

The Carl L. Lokke Papers are dated between 1918 and 1968, and consist of the biographical and professional files of Carl Ludwig Lokke, who was on the staff of the National Archives for many years. Material includes copies of his own research papers and many folders of research notes on his specialty, 18th century French colonialism in the West Indies colonies, and more specifically on the life and career of colonial administrator Baron Pierre-Victor Malouet, who was mainly active in French Guiana. There are also many transcriptions and photocopies of primary documents from archives in France and other repositories, as well as some microfilms and a few journal issues and other printed material. A series of alphabetical fiels contains writings by other authors and is arranged by country. Other files contain material related to Lokke's archival career, including files relating to the National Archives, and service awards.

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Miscellaneous French Documents, 1781-1918 0.1 Linear Feet — 15 Items

Collection contains fourteen French documents written between the 18th century and the 20th century. The contents of these documents are broad in scope from sales accounts to personal letters to official government documents. Of note are several documents that refer to American cities such as Augusta, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Savannah. Several of the documents are written by or are addressed to fairly prominent historical figures: British Ambassador Charles Stuart, Minister of the Interior Alexandre-Auguste Ledru Rollin, General Joseph Léopold Sigisbert (Hugo), and Cardinal Jean-Sifrein Maury.

Collection contains fourteen French documents written between the 18th century and the 20th century. The contents of these documents are broad in scope from sales accounts to personal letters to official government documents. Of note are several documents that refer to American cities such as Augusta, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Savannah. Several of the documents are written by or are addressed to fairly prominent historical figures: British Ambassador Charles Stuart, Minister of the Interior Alexandre-Auguste Ledru Rollin, General Joseph Léopold Sigisbert (Hugo), and Cardinal Jean-Sifrein Maury.

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Manuscript volume includes thirty-two articles of varying lengths relating mostly to the political, economic, social, and ecclesiastical history of the French province of Dauphiné during the eighteenth century. No authors are given for any of the writings. The volume probably dates from the decade before the outbreak of the revolutions. Topics of the articles include: the boundary between Dauphiné and Sardinia; the government of Geneva in 1733; extracts from the registers of the Council of State about certain ecclesiastical matters; the boundaries of Dauphiné; methods of teaching at the University of Paris; population, emigration, and the Huguenots; the condition and productivity of Valence, Montélimar, Crest, and Die; commerce, silk and textile production; meat production; a history of fiefs; a petition from the nobles to the King, 1770; Princess Charlotte of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, wife of the Russian Tsarevich Alexius Petrovich; affairs concerning the parliament of Dauphiné; and other matters.

Manuscript volume includes thirty-two articles of varying lengths relating mostly to the political, economic, social, and ecclesiastical history of the French province of Dauphiné during the eighteenth century. No authors are given for any of the writings. The volume probably dates from the decade before the outbreak of the revolutions. Topics of the articles include: the boundary between Dauphiné and Sardinia; the government of Geneva in 1733; extracts from the registers of the Council of State about certain ecclesiastical matters; the boundaries of Dauphiné; methods of teaching at the University of Paris; population, emigration, and the Huguenots; the condition and productivity of Valence, Montélimar, Crest, and Die; commerce, silk and textile production; meat production; a history of fiefs; a petition from the nobles to the King, 1770; Princess Charlotte of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, wife of the Russian Tsarevich Alexius Petrovich; affairs concerning the parliament of Dauphiné; and other matters.

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Administrative entity in France. Eighteenth century analysis of Tours-Anjou, Maine, and Touraine, France, containing a description of each province in the Généralité of Tours-Anjou, Maine, and Touraine; an estimation of the population; lists of various church dioceses and monasteries, and estimated revenues; lists of military posts; lists of noblemen and their property; an inventory of the royal domain; descriptions of the vineyards, farms, and cities under the Généralité's jurisdiction, including the wines and crops produced, and silk and textile manufacturers; prices for grains, livestock, and bread in the principal cities; outlines of the nature of the various taxes; complaints concerning the inequality and abuses of the tax system, and a plea for relief; and three maps showing the boundaries of the Généralité, its subdivisions, and the rivers, roads, and post stations along royal highways.

Contains a description of each province in the Généralité of Tours-Anjou, Maine, and Touraine; an estimation of the population; lists of various church dioceses and monasteries, and estimated revenues; lists of military posts; lists of noblemen and their property; an inventory of the royal domain; descriptions of the vineyards, farms, and cities under the Généralité's jurisdiction, including the wines and crops produced, and silk and textile manufacturers; prices for grains, livestock, and bread in the principal cities; outlines of the nature of the various taxes; complaints concerning the inequality and abuses of the tax system, and a plea for relief; and three maps showing the boundaries of the Généralité, its subdivisions, and the rivers, roads, and post stations along royal highways.