Lot 343: Geoffrin, Marie Therese Rodet



2015-09-16 14:07:04

Lot 343: Geoffrin Marie Therese Rodet: (1699-1777) French Patron Of The Most Influential Philosophes And Encyclopedistes During The Period Of French Enlightenment 1750-77. D.S., Marie Therese Rodet Geoffrin, One Page (Vellum), Oblong 8Vo, Paris, 30Th June 1764, In French. The Partially Printed Document Is A Receipt For Viageres From Monsieur Loyseau De Berenger, General Treasurer Of The Duc D'Orleans, For The Sum Of One Thousand One Hundred Pounds For The Six First Months One Thousand Seven Hundred And Sixty Four Due To The Two Thousand Two Hundred Pounds Of Life Annuity Rental Established. Signed By Geoffrin At The Foot And Countersigned By Two Lawyers. Some Light Overall Staining And Minor Age Wear, About Vg A 'Viager' Or Life Annuity Property Is One Where Instead Of Asking The Market Value For A Property, The Vendor Is Instead Paid An Initial Down-Payment (Termed The Bouquet) Averaging Approximately 30% Of The Property Market Value. In Addition To This, The Vendor Is Paid A Monthly Annuity Or Pension (The Rente Viagere) For The Duration Of Their Lives And In Return, The Vendor Retains A Lien Or Droit D'Usgae (Rights Of Usage) Over The Property.] International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction September 2015 Saturday, 26th September 2015 Estimate: £100-150
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