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The history of France in its legal texts

Collection de texts of law and decrees from the 17th to the early 19th century

A collection of text of laws and decrees of the time. Now available online.

XVIIIth Century
Decree - Louis XVI of France - 1791 - Repayable public debt | Bonaparte on the Council of the Five Hundred (François Bouchot)

Decree
(1791)
Inventory N° : FR-01369

Decree N°285 of the National Assembly with a large woodcut vignette dated 3 Mars 1791

XVIIIth Century
Decree - Louis XVI of France - 1791 - German, Irish and Liege Infantry Regiments | Portrait of Napoléon Bonaparte (Robert Lefevre)

Decree
(1791)
Inventory N° : FR-01368

Decree N°1168 of the National Assembly with a large woodcut vignette dated 21 Juillet 1791

XVIIIth Century
Decree - French Revolution - 1793 - Punishment for the Gendarmes' flight | Portrait of Charlotte Corday (Jean-Jacques Hauer)

Decree
(1793)
Inventory N° : FR-01367

Decree N°645 of the National Convention with a large woodcut vignette dated 29 Mai 1793, l'An 2 de la République Française

XVIIIth Century
Decree - French Revolution - 1793 - Inspecteurs généraux, Visiteurs principaux et Visiteurs des Rôles | Portrait of Gilbert du Motier de La Fayette (Joseph-Désiré Court)

Decree
(1793)
Inventory N° : FR-01366

Decree of the National Convention with a large woodcut vignette dated 30 Janvier 1793, l'An 2 de la République Française

XVIIIth Century
Decree - French Revolution - 1792 - Renewal of administrative, municipal and judicial services | Portrait of Napoléon Bonaparte, Premier Consul (Baron Antoine-Jean Gros)

Decree
(1792)
Inventory N° : FR-01365

Decree of the National Convention of the year 1792 with a large woodcut vignette

XVIIIth Century
Letters patent of the King - Louis XVI of France - 1790 - Payment of interests of the Public Debt | The Death of Marat (Jacques-Louis David)

Letters patent of the King
(1790)
Inventory N° : FR-01364

Letters patent of the King Louis XVI of France of the year 1790 with a large woodcut vignette

XVIIIth Century
Letters patent of the King - Louis XVI of France - 1790 - Declaration of Ecclesiastical Properties | Portrait of Camille Desmoulins (1760-1794)

Letters patent of the King
(1790)
Inventory N° : FR-01363

Letters patent of the King Louis XVI of France of the year 1790 with a large woodcut vignette

XVIIIth Century
Letters patent of the King - Louis XVI of France - 1790 - Accommodation of war people | The Storming of the Bastille - Arrest of M. de Launay (Jean Dubois)

Letters patent of the King
(1790)
Inventory N° : FR-01362

Letters patent of the King Louis XVI of France of the year 1790 with a large woodcut vignette

XVIIIth Century
Letters patent of the King - Louis XVI of France - 1790 - Juridictions Prévôtales | A Winner of the Bastille (Charles Thevenin)

Letters patent of the King
(1790)
Inventory N° : FR-01361

Letters patent of the King Louis XVI of France of the year 1790 with a large woodcut vignette

XVIIIth Century
Letters patent of the King - Louis XVI of France - 1790 - Collection of taxes (Octroi) | Portrait of Napoléon Bonaparte at the Pont d'Arcole (Antoine-Jean Gros)

Letters patent of the King
(1790)
Inventory N° : FR-01360

Letters patent of the King Louis XVI of France of the year 1790 with a large woodcut vignette

XVIIIth Century
Letters patent of the King - Louis XVI of France - 1790 - Vacancy in churches | Portrait of Georges Danton (Constance-Marie Charpentier)

Letters patent of the King
(1790)
Inventory N° : FR-01359

Letters patent of the King Louis XVI of France of the year 1790 with a large woodcut vignette

XVIIIth Century
Letters patent of the King - Louis XVI of France - 1790 - Clergy debts, Assignats | Portrait of Maximilien de Robespierre (Pierre Roch Vigneron)

Letters patent of the King
(1790)
Inventory N° : FR-01358

Letters patent of the King Louis XVI of France of the year 1790 with a large woodcut vignette

XVIIIth Century
Letters patent of the King - Louis XVI of France - 1790 - The hunt | Napoleon at the Saint-Bernard Pass (Jacques-Louis David)

Letters patent of the King
(1790)
Inventory N° : FR-01357

Letters patent of the King Louis XVI of France of the year 1790 with a large woodcut vignette

XVIIIth Century
Letters patent of the King - Louis XVI of France - 1789 - No citizen can be worried because of his opinions | National Motto of France - Liberty

Letters patent of the King
(1789)
Inventory N° : FR-01356

Letters patent of the King Louis XVI of France of the year 1789 with a large woodcut vignette

XVIIIth Century
Letters patent of the King - Louis XVI of France - 1790 - Citizens on trial with the Régie | National Motto of France - Equality

Letters patent of the King
(1790)
Inventory N° : FR-01355

Letters patent of the King Louis XVI of France of the year 1790 with a large woodcut vignette

XVIIIth Century
Letters patent of the King - Louis XVI of France - 1790 - Postmaster | National Motto of France - Fraternity

Letters patent of the King
(1790)
Inventory N° : FR-01354

Letters patent of the King Louis XVI of France of the year 1790 with a large woodcut vignette

XVIIIth Century
Letters patent of the King - Louis XVI of France - 1790 - Electoral assemblies | The Tennis Court Oath (Jacques-Louis David)

Letters patent of the King
(1790)
Inventory N° : FR-01353

Letters patent of the King Louis XVI of France of the year 1790 with a large woodcut vignette

XVIIIth Century
Letters patent of the King - Louis XVI of France - 1790 - Debts of Church communities | The Tennis Court Oath (Jacques-Louis David)

Letters patent of the King
(1790)
Inventory N° : FR-01352

Letters patent of the King Louis XVI of France of the year 1790 with a large woodcut vignette

XVIIIth Century
Letters patent of the King - Louis XVI of France - 1790 - Taxes | Portrait of Nicolas de Condorcet (1743-1794)

Letters patent of the King
(1790)
Inventory N° : FR-01351

Letters patent of the King Louis XVI of France of the year 1790 with a large woodcut vignette

XVIIIth Century
Letters patent of the King - Louis XVI of France - 1790 - Taxes | Portrait of François Christophe Kellermann (1735-1820)

Letters patent of the King
(1790)
Inventory N° : FR-01350

Letters patent of the King Louis XVI of France of the year 1790 with a large woodcut vignette

XVIIIth Century
Letters patent of the King - Louis XVI of France - 1790 - Bois communaux en usance | Portrait of Manon Roland (1754-1793)

Letters patent of the King
(1790)
Inventory N° : FR-01349

Letters patent of the King Louis XVI of France of the year 1790 with a large woodcut vignette

XVIIIth Century
Letters patent of the King - Louis XVI of France - 1790 - French and Active citizen | Portrait of Camille Desmoulins (1760-1794)

Letters patent of the King
(1790)
Inventory N° : FR-01348

Letters patent of the King Louis XVI of France of the year 1790 with a large woodcut vignette

XVIIIth Century
Letters patent of the King - Louis XVI of France - 1790 - Active citizenship | Portrait of Louis Marie Marc Antoine de Noailles (1756-1804)

Letters patent of the King
(1790)
Inventory N° : FR-01347

Letters patent of the King Louis XVI of France of the year 1790 with a large woodcut vignette

XVIIIth Century
Proclamation of the King - Louis XVI of France - 1790 - Departmental council meeting | Portrait of Jean-Baptiste Drouet d'Erlon (1765-1844)

Proclamation of the King
(1790)
Inventory N° : FR-01346

Proclamation of the King Louis XVI of France N°74 with a large woodcut vignette dated 14 Septembre 1790

XVIIIth Century
Proclamation of the King - Louis XVI of France - 1790 - Prestation de serment des fonctionnaires | Portrait of Antoine Barnave (1761-1793)

Proclamation of the King
(1790)
Inventory N° : FR-01345

Proclamation of the King Louis XVI of France with a large woodcut vignette dated 26 Août 1790

XVIIIth Century
Proclamation of the King - Louis XVI of France - 1791 - Installation of a Tribunal in Orléans | Portrait of Emmanuel-Joseph Sieyès (1748-1836)

Proclamation of the King
(1791)
Inventory N° : FR-01344

Proclamation of the King Louis XVI of France of the year 1791 with a large woodcut vignette

XVIIIth Century
Proclamation of the King - Louis XVI of France - 1790 - Garde Nationale | Portrait of Gilbert du Motier de La Fayette (1757-1834)

Proclamation of the King
(1790)
Inventory N° : FR-01343

Proclamation of the King Louis XVI of France with a large woodcut vignette dated 30 Avril 1790

XVIIIth Century
Proclamation of the King - Louis XVI of France - 1791 - Commissioners to the National Treasury Committee | Portrait of Honoré-Gabriel Riqueti de Mirabeau (1749-1791)

Proclamation of the King
(1791)
Inventory N° : FR-01342

Proclamation of the King Louis XVI of France of the year 1791 with a large woodcut vignette

XVIIIth Century
Proclamation of the King - Louis XVI of France - 1790 - Paiement des droits d'aides et droits de traites | Bicentennial of the French Revolution

Proclamation of the King
(1790)
Inventory N° : FR-01341

Proclamation of the King Louis XVI of France with a large woodcut vignette dated 22 Mars 1790

XVIIIth Century
Proclamation of the King - Louis XVI of France - 1790 - Judicial organization | French Revolution - Estates General - Assemblée des Trois Ordres in Vizille (1788)

Proclamation of the King
(1790)
Inventory N° : FR-01340

Proclamation of the King Louis XVI of France with a large woodcut vignette dated 16 Août 1790

XVIIIth Century
Proclamation of the King - Louis XVI of France - 1790 - Right to vote in primary Assemblies | French Revolution - Grenoble - Day of the Tiles (1788)

Proclamation of the King
(1790)
Inventory N° : FR-01339

Proclamation of the King Louis XVI of France of the year 1790 with a large woodcut vignette

XVIIIth Century
Proclamation of the King - Louis XVI of France - 1790 - Public tranquility | Portrait of Gilbert du Motier de La Fayette (1757-1834)

Proclamation of the King
(1790)
Inventory N° : FR-01338

Proclamation of the King Louis XVI of France of the year 1790 with a large woodcut vignette

XVIIIth Century
Decree - French Revolution - 1792 - Dépenses secrètes | Portrait of Antoine Barnave (1761-1793)

Decree
(1792)
Inventory N° : FR-01337

Decree N°441 of the National Assembly with a large woodcut vignette dated 4 Août 1792, l'An 4 de la Liberté

XVIIIth Century
Decree - Louis XVI of France - 1791 - Administration of Goods of the nation by the municipality of Paris | Portrait of Bon-Adrien Jeannot de Moncey (1754-1842)

Decree
(1791)
Inventory N° : FR-01336

Decree N°327 of the National Assembly with a large woodcut vignette dated 17 Mars 1791

XVIIIth Century
Decree - Louis XVI of France - 1791 - Contribution patriotique | Liberty Leading the People (Eugène Delacroix)

Decree
(1791)
Inventory N° : FR-01335

Decree N°207 of the National Assembly with a large woodcut vignette dated 25 Février 1791

XVIIIth Century
Decree - Louis XVI of France - 1791 - Créanciers des ci-devant pays d'Etats | Liberty Leading the People (Eugène Delacroix)

Decree
(1791)
Inventory N° : FR-01334

Decree N°684 of the National Assembly with a large woodcut vignette dated 21 Septembre 1791

XVIIIth Century
Decree - Louis XVI of France - 1791 - Ferme et Régie générale | Portrait of Jean Lannes (1769-1809)

Decree
(1791)
Inventory N° : FR-01333

Decree N°608 of the National Assembly with a large woodcut vignette dated 21 et 22 Juillet 1791

XVIIIth Century
Decree - Louis XVI of France - 1791 - Receveurs des consignations et Commissaires aux saisies réelles | Portrait of Ladislas Ignace de Bercheny (1689-1778)

Decree
(1791)
Inventory N° : FR-01332

Decree N°742 of the National Assembly with a large woodcut vignette dated 30 Septembre 1791

XVIIIth Century
Decree - Louis XVI of France - 1791 - Former Court clerks | Liberty Leading the People (Eugène Delacroix)

Decree
(1791)
Inventory N° : FR-01331

Decree N°577 of the National Assembly with a large woodcut vignette dated 9 et 16 Juin 1791

XVIIIth Century
Decree - Louis XVI of France - 1791 - Fermes générales | Statue of Antoine Barnave (1761-1793)

Decree
(1791)
Inventory N° : FR-01330

Decree N°469 of the National Assembly with a large woodcut vignette dated 29 Mai 1791

XVIIIth Century
Decree - Louis XVI of France - 1791 - Sale of Biens nationaux | French Revolution - Attack of a king's horseman

Decree
(1791)
Inventory N° : FR-01329

Decree N°326 of the National Assembly with a large woodcut vignette dated 17 Mars 1791

XVIIIth Century
Decree - Louis XVI of France - 1790 - Caisse de l'Extraordinaire | French Revolution - Barricades

Decree
(1790)
Inventory N° : FR-01328

Decree N°175 of the National Assembly with a large woodcut vignette dated 6 Décembre 1790

XVIIIth Century
Decree - French Revolution - 1792 - Caisse de l'Extraordinaire | French Revolution - Couple with a hat

Decree
(1792)
Inventory N° : FR-01327

Decree N°757 of the National Assembly with a large woodcut vignette dated 6 Août 1792, l'An 4 de la Liberté

XVIIIth Century
Decree - Louis XVI of France - 1791 - Ferme générale | French Revolution - Attack on the Bastille

Decree
(1791)
Inventory N° : FR-01326

Decree N°313 of the National Assembly with a large woodcut vignette dated 31 Mars 1791

XVIIIth Century
Decree - French Revolution - 1792 - Domaines nationaux | French Revolution - Joy

Decree
(1792)
Inventory N° : FR-01325

Decree N°773 of the National Convention with a large woodcut vignette dated 17 Septembre 1792, l'An 4 de la Liberté

XVIIIth Century
Decree - Louis XVI of France - 1791 - Brevets de Retenue | French Revolution - Water carrier

Decree
(1791)
Inventory N° : FR-01324

Decree N°239 of the National Assembly with a large woodcut vignette dated 21 Février 1791

XVIIIth Century
Decree - Louis XVI of France - 1791 - Ferme générale | French Revolution - Couple of Sans-culottes

Decree
(1791)
Inventory N° : FR-01323

Decree N°296 of the National Assembly with a large woodcut vignette dated 20 Mars 1791

XVIIIth Century
Decree - Louis XVI of France - 1791 - Replacement of absent officials | French Revolution - Struggle

Decree
(1791)
Inventory N° : FR-01322

Decree N°250 with a large woodcut vignette dated 10 Mars 1791