Received from Mr. Pierre Doio four boisseaux (1) of wheat for three and
a half aunes (2) of bombazin (3) that Mr. Tancheluy sold for me in the
month of October 1690.
1 In the French text, bo with a line across the b is surely an
abbreviation of boisseau.
2 Likewise, in the French text, au followed by a flourish is an
abbreviation of aune, measure of cloth.
3 According to Randle Catgraves Dictionarie of the French and English
Tongues (1611), bombazin is a type of cotton fabric, or cotton/linen
Translated from the original French by David Wilkin, 10 January 2003
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