Lettres Patentes du Roy. Données à Paris au mois de May 1720. En Faveur de la Redemption Des Captifs. Registrées en Parlement. Louis XV of France, Augustin D’Arcisas.
Lettres Patentes du Roy. Données à Paris au mois de May 1720. En Faveur de la Redemption Des Captifs. Registrées en Parlement.
Letters Patent concerning Redemption of Christian Captives

Lettres Patentes du Roy. Données à Paris au mois de May 1720. En Faveur de la Redemption Des Captifs. Registrées en Parlement.

(Sur la Copie imprimée) a Grenoble: Chez Gaspard Giroud, Imprimeur - Libraire de Nosseigneurs de la Cour de Parlement, Aydes & Finances de Dauphiné, à la Sale du Paris, M. DCC. XXVI. [1726]. First edition. Signed by Augustin D’Arcisas on the last page. With embosses seal at the end. With woodcut coat of arms of Louis XV and D’Arcisas on title page. Bound with string. 8 p. Folded. Collection stamp on title page. A brown stain at the center of each leaf. Upper corners dusted.

Letters Patent in relation to the endeavors of the redemption of Christian captives and slaves.

Letters Patent issued by the French King, Louis XV and signed by Augustin D’Arcisas, a friar of the Order of the Holy Trinity and Captives of Montpellier and “Procureur General des Esclaves” of Daupiné.

D’Arcisas, who already led successful missions at the Barbary Coast and redeemed seventeen captives from Meknes and Tétouan in Morocco and forty-six from Algiers, commissions a merchant from Crest, Pierre André Farjon to quest for Christian slaves in Crest and in the diocese of Die, and grants him the King’s privileges and exemptions according to the Letters Patent. Signed and dated by D’Arcisas in Crest on November 4, 1734.

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