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Title: Copy of a manuscript letter (Copie par translat ) signed by C.J.A. Borrekens ( 23 Febr. 1785) and J. Wauwermans (24 Febr. 1785) addressed to the burgomaster and aldermen of Antwerp, concerning the disappearance of Charles Proli, missing since febr. 13th. 1785.
Description: 0. S.l. (Antwerpen), manuscript on paper, written in ink, dated Febr. 24th 1785, in-folio, 8 pp , written in French, very neat handwriting. In this letter the creditors (Borrekens & Wauwermans) of Charles Proli request the appointment of Cornelis Jacobs as curator of '' le banqueroutier'' Charles Proli. This request was decided in Proli's house on Febr. 20 th . The letter contains the names of all the creditors (ca. 20) and contains also a report of a follow up meeting of Febr. 22nd. where they proposed François Joseph van Campen as co-curator. Provenance; from the archives of Charles de Proli ; photostat of a typed letter from 23 May 1945 refers to Theophile Smekens who was still occupied with Proli's bancruptcy in the late 19th c. ( see Denucé, Antwerps Archievenblad 2e reeks, 7 , 1932 nr.1). We have other archive records relating to Charles Proli and the ''Société Impériale de Trieste pour le commerce Aziatique'' on offer. If you would be interested in acquiring several documents a more advantageous price will be applied. Please inquire via e-mail. .

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Price: EUR 500.00 = appr. US$ 543.42 Seller: Antiquariaat Wim de Goeij
- Book number: 44948