La Fontaine case, Paris (1761)

Source: Bibliothèque nationale de France : Mss. Fr. 22178 n° 16

La Fontaine case, Paris (1761), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer,

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Who has declared invalid the opposition of the booksellers of Paris
against the privilege granted by His Majesty to the Ladies de La
Fontaine; and ordered the Syndic and his Deputies to register without
delay the privilege and permissions granted by His Majesty.

Of 14 September 1761.

Excerpt from the Registers of the Private Council of State.

      On the petition presented to the King and his Council, by the
Ladies de La Fontaine, holding that on 29 June last, His Majesty had
the benevolence to grant to them the letters of the Chancellery, which
allowed them to cause to be printed during fifteen years the Fables and
Works of the late Sir de La Fontaine, their grandfather, they have
presented these letters to the Syndic


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