Regulating the Employment of "Noirs, Mulatres, Ou Autres Gens de Coulour" in Eighteenth-Century Paris [France]. [Conseil d'Etat]. [Sartine, Antoine de, Comte d'Alby (1729-1801)]. Arret du Conseil d'Etat du Roi, Pour la Police des Noirs, Mulatres, ou Autres Gens de Couleur qui Sont Dans la Ville de Paris. Du 11 Janvier 1778. Extrait des Registres du Conseil d'Etat [Drop-Head Title]. [Paris: De l'Imprimerie Royale, 1778]. 3,  pp. Final page blank. Quarto (9-1/2" x 7-1/2"). Disbound bifolium, single-column text, large woodcut vignette above title. Light browning, faint horizontal fold line through center, tiny spark burn just below vignette, "17" in early had to upper right corner of first page. $500. * This act regulated the conditions that allowed the employment of slaves and free people of color in Paris. It is signed (in type) by Sartine, a member of the Council of State who was a former director of the Paris Police. OCLC locates 4 copies in North America, none in law libraries. Wroth & Annan, Acts of French Royal Administration 1902.
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