Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1426
TitleNewsletter in French, from Paris, France; 25 Aug. 1725
Date25 August 1725
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionProvides a brief summary of current 'news'; notes the arrival at Versailles of the Prince d'Espernon, the Queen's reception by Cardinal de Rohan, the movements of the Electoral Prince of Bavaria and his brother, Prince Ferdinand; reports a lowering in salaries of assistants working in the 'Bureaux des Fermes Generales' and the cessation of all bonuses; notes the disappearance of a leading banker; reports events leading to the discharge of two regimental captains imprisoned in connection with the disappearance of priceless diamonds; notes the pension awarded by the King to Mme la Marechale de Montesquiou; records the response of the Queen, wife of King Stanislas to the Duc d'Antin's request for her daughter in marriage.
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