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Author: LE GOUVÉ JEAN BAPTISTE - AFFAIRE LA VALETTE Title: Plaidoyer pour le syndic des créanciers des sieurs Lioncy Frères, & Gouffre, négociens à Marseille. Contre le Général & la Société des Jésuites.
Description: 7. Paris, de l'impr. de D'Houry, 1761, in-8°, 195 pp, contemporary half leather, marbled boards, spinkled edges, small library stamp on title. Binding with some traces of wear, marbled boardpaper partially loose, nevertheless a good copy. In 1753 , Father Antoine de La Valette, without the consent of his superiors, founded a trading company on the island of Martinique.which went bankrupt after its ships were seized by the English. This in turn led to the bankruptcy of the Marseille trading company Lioncy Frères et Gouffre. The company started a lawsuit before the Paris court , not only against Father Antoine de La Valette and his Martinique Jesuits but also against the Paris Jesuits The Court finds only the Martinique Jesuits guilty. (See Carayon N° 3453). .
Price: EUR 275.00 = appr. US$ 298.88 Seller: Antiquariaat Wim de Goeij
- Book number: 31059