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Eon de Beaumont, Charles Geneviève Louis Auguste André Timothée d', 1728-1810. Charles Geneviève Louis Auguste André Timothée d'Eon de Beaumont additional papers, 1762-1802: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: f
Call No.: MS Fr 469
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Eon de Beaumont, Charles Geneviève Louis Auguste André Timothée d', 1728-1810.
Title: Charles Geneviève Louis Auguste André Timothée d'Eon de Beaumont additional papers,
Date(s): 1762-1802.
Quantity: 1 collection (.3 linear feet (1 volume)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in French.
Abstract: Legal documents, bills and receipts of the French diplomat and spy, the Chevalier d'Eon.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

45M-426 (4)-(23). Purchased with the Archibald Cary Coolidge fund; received: 1945 October 10.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Charles Geneviève Louis Auguste André Timothée d'Eon de Beaumont Additional Papers, 1762-1802 (MS Fr 469). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Separated Materials

45M-426 (1) and 45M-426 (2) were removed to the Autograph file; see separate finding aid.
45M-426 (3) was removed to a collection of espionage papers (MS Am 1553); see separate finding aid.

Biographical / Historical

The Chevalier d'Eon was a French diplomat and spy, who lived first as a man and later as a woman.

Scope and Contents

Manuscript documents, including bills and receipts for food and books, chiefly in Tonnerre and London, and a few manuscript letters, variously addressed as La Chevalier or Le Chevalier d'Eon.

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