Prints & Drawings and Decorative arts- Sale 254 | Gallery Preview begins Sat. November 25th - 10am to 4pm on Sat. 11/25, Tue. 11/28 through Thu. 11/30 | 10am to 3pm on Fri. 12/1 Rachel Davis Fine Arts firstname.lastname@example.org
18th c, French signed document by Antoine Quentin Fouquier-Tinville ordering the transfer of prisoners. On the following stationary- Tribunal Revolutionnaire/ Etabli a Paris, au Palais, par la loi da/ 10 Mars 1793/ L'an II de la Repbulique/ Accusateur- Public. Translation reads- ''The warden of the house of arrest (i. e. prison) called the Conciergerie hands over to Thuinies, bearer of the present the following (list of names who have been discharged). And the warden of the house of arrest called La Liberte will receive and keep them, the above named, at Paris this 7th Prairial, year two of the republic one and indivisible. A. Q. Fouquier/ Fouquier- Tinville'. Fouquier- Tinville, the public prosecutor, is always mentioned as the personal embodiment of the awfulness during the revolution and Reign of Terror periods.
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