Author:Etienne Pourfour-du-Petit, Doctor and Senior Professor of the Faculty of Medicine, Advocate to the Parliament

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1782 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT 'TESTAMENT' REQUIRING THE FACULTY TO UPHOLD IT'S AGREEMENT TO THIS PROFESSOR OF THE 'ANCIEN REGIME'

By: Etienne Pourfour-du-Petit, Doctor and Senior Professor of the Faculty of Medicine, Advocate to the Parliament

Price: $345.99

Publisher: Paris, France, 1782

Inscription: Autograph

Seller ID: 00TP08

Condition: Very Fine


On June 13th, 1782, 'Docteur rege de la Faculte de Medecine en L'Universite de Paris, ancien Proffesseur de les Ecoles...' Etienne Pourfour-de-Petit, first hired by the University in 1732, writes the Faculty beseeching that the Faculty honor and uphold his 1760 retirement 'edict'. Superbly interesting document that highlights the struggles of the revolutionary period and transition of power. The Professor, obviously a monarchist and of the 'ancien regime' is faced with a new board made up of the rebels. Easily read is a certain disdain to the new Faculty members, his deep respect for the Monar... View more info