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MS Can 69

Prévost de la Croix, Jacques, 1715-1791. Jacques Prévost de la Croix genealogical papers, 1698-1782 : Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: f
Call No.: MS Can 69
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Prévost de la Croix, Jacques, 1715-1791.
Title: Jacques Prévost de la Croix genealogical papers,
Date(s): 1698-1782.
Quantity: 1 collection (.1 linear feet (17 items in 1 case)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in French.
Abstract: Manuscript papers of French colonial administrator Jacques Prévost de la Croix concerning his lineage, and other matters.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

44M-302. Gift of Dr. William Inglis Morse; received: 1945 February 1.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Jacques Prévost de la Croix Genealogical Papers, 1698-1782 (MS Can 69). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Jacques Prévost de la Croix (1715-1791) was a colonial administrator at Louisbourg, Cape Breton Island. He served later as financial commissary in Corsica and at Lorient, and intendant at Toulon in the Ministry of Marine.

Scope and Contents

Chiefly manuscripts and autograph manuscripts, some signed; one manuscript signed by Hozier de Sérigny; written at various places and dated 1698 April 18 - 1782 March 16. Also includes a commission and confirmation of nobility, family genealogy and notes, and a grant of a royal pension.
Titles taken from labels on original folders.

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