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MSS 090 - Malmaison Collection: Inventory


(Mss 90) 


Earl K. Long Library

University of New Orleans

March 1962




Size:                            1 item

                  Rueil-Malmaison, France


Summary:                 Manuscript title/deed to Malmaison, Josephine Bonaparte's palace and park near Paris.  Each leaf initialed in her autograph.

Source:                     Purchase, ca. March 1962

Access:                     No restrictions

Copyright:                Physical rights are retained by the Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans.

Citation:                    Malmaison Collection, Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans

Container List

90-1                Title Deed, one bound volume.


                        ETAT DES PETITES AXQUISITIONS Faites par le Citoyn Le Couteulx Du Moley depuis qu'il est Proprietaire de la Terre de la Malmaison.


                        Original manuscript on paper, of the territory of La Malmaison belonging to Citoyen Le Couteulx Du Moley and ceded by him to Josephine on the 2nd of Floreal 1799.  Each laef is initialled by Le Couteulx Du Moley and by Josephine Bonaparte with her initials L.B. (Lapagerie Bonaparte).  In addition on the last page are the signatures of both in full G.S. Le Coureulx Le Couteulx and below, Tascher Lapagerie Bonaparte.


                        4to., 12 leaves.  Bound in red roan by Napoleon's binder and ornamented with Napolean's arms.


                        On the title-page is a manuscript note of the period 'fait expedierle 16 Jan. 1815'.

Index Terms

Bonaparte, Josephine

Malmaison (Rueil-Malmaison, France)