Letter and portraits

Letter and portraits

Dates: 1581

Letter on vellum in French. The item was written in a secretary's hand and was signed with the words "Henry de Lorraine." It is one page of 9 lines in length with a paper seal affixed. The letter is addressed to the treasurer, Mollay, and deals with a financial transaction. Also included are two portrait etchings of Guise.

  • Extent: 3 items (3 p.)
  • Creator: Guise, Henri, duc de, 1550-1588
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2584
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Letter and portraits must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 2584; Letter and portraits; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2584, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Salloch in 1986.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Salloch; 1986.
Subject Terms
Business, Industry, Labor, and Commerce; Catholics--France--History; Economics and Banking; France--History--Henry III, 1574-1589
Genre / Form
Etchings (Prints)--France--16th century; Letters
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Letter and portraits
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Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-26T04:10-0700
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Biographical History

Leader of the Catholic party in France. He intrigued against Henry III, was responsible for the St. Batholomew's Day Massacre, and aspired openly to the throne of France.

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