A Literary Tour de France
|Population:||around 4,000 in 1780.|
|Book Trade:||no organized book trade. Malherbe unofficial bookseller and wholesaler.|
|Institutions:||royal sudélégation, sénéchaussée court of justice, and tax élection.|
Literacy (for entire département): male 19%, female 9%.
Former Protestant city, but no major presence left.
|Communications:||out of the way. Stop on a minor road.|
|Economy:||small regional commercial center for grain, wine and spirits, fruits, herbs and seeds, linen and hemp, woolens, cloth, lace, and leather.|