Document signed : [n.p.], 1784 May 16/17.

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Document signed : [n.p.], 1784 May 16/17.

Signed also by Marie Antoinette, Queen, consort of Louis XVI, King of France, 1755-1793. A royal marriage contract between the Vicomte de Preisac and the Demoiselle Marie Charlotte Clotilde Dusson. The lengthy text specifies the dowry of lands, property, and money. On the seventh page the document has been signed by Louis XVI, King of France, followed by his Queen, Marie Antoinette, the future King Louis XVIII of France and his Queen, the future King Charles X of France and his Queen, a sister of Louis XVI, two daughters of Louis XV, and two sons of Charles X (the Dukes of Angouleme and Berry). On the eighth page are the signatures of the bridal couple, their relatives, government officials, etc. The signatures of the bridal couple also appear on the other leaves, which bear official stamps.

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