Skip to main content

Edward Gibbon: Shoemaker's bill

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8531

Scope and Contents

A receipt account by David Roch, cordonnier, 1 January 1786, in French, with a transcription taken from Revue historique Vaudoise, December 1950, and 'The personal and household bills of Edward Gibbon', an article from Notes and queries, 29 October 1949, pp. 474-476.


  • Creation: 1786-1950


Conditions Governing Access

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (


1 item(s) (1 portfolio)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from the library of Sir Geoffrey Keynes, 1982.

Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Cambridge University Library
West Road
Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom