A Literary Tour de France
|Population:||about 7,000 in 1780.|
|Book Trade:||three booksellers and one small printer.|
|Institutions:||royal subdélégation, bailliage court of justice, and tax élection.|
college, large theater, learned academy (founded in 1783), and reading cabinet.
literacy (for entire département): male 25%, female 11%.
|Communications:||stop on post road from Besançon to Lyon.|
|Economy:||regional commercial center. Grain, poultry, cattle, horses, wood and timber, leather, cloth.|