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Minutes of the interrogation of Esther Brandeau

Record of the interrogation of Esther Brandeau, a young Jewish woman who "embarked at La Rochelle, as a passenger, in a boy's clothes, under the name of Jacques Lafargue, on the ship the Saint-Michel," captained by Sieur Sallaberry. Signed Varin. September 15, 1738. Via the Library and Archives of Canada.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Minutes of the interrogation of Esther Brandeau." (Viewed on March 5, 2024) <http://jwa.org/media/minutes-interrogation-esther-brandeau>.