La Forte collection,
Benoist La Forte, b.
6.2 cubic ft.
Letters, receipts, other
Letters, receipts, and other documents
addressed to or received from officials in the Regie des
poudres et salpêtres in Paris and the departments and districts of
France, and saltpeter manufacturers, chiefly relating to gunpowder production.
Other topics covered include Parisian politics, the state of the French
economy, the shift to paper currency, and dissatisfaction among the
Language: Collection material in English
Division of Rare and Manuscript
Collections, Cornell University Library