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1795 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT RELATING TO THE IMPRISONMENT AND RELEASE OF A 68 YEAR OLD MAN FROM THE INFAMOUS AND NOTORIOUS PRISON AND LUNATIC ASYLUM 'THE BICETRE'

By: AUBIN, JOURDAIRE

Price: $2,145.99

Publisher: Paris FRANCE, 1795

Seller ID: 00MV1008

Condition: Very Good


On offer is a superb, unique circa 1795, Year 4 of the Revolution, manuscript document relating to the liberation from prison of a 68 year old man. [Almost an extraordinary age for a man in prison conditions of the era.] The prison was the famous Bicetre and this is a detailed account of the affair. The man had a fake passport and had been arrested by soldiers. This is all the more an exceptional document given the 150+ year history of the Bicetre which in its ay was an orphanage, military hospital and lunatic asylum. The BicĂȘtre is most famous as the Asylum de BicĂȘtre where in 1793 Superint... View more info