A Literary Tour de France
|Population:||about 3,300 in 1780.|
|Book Trade:||one bookseller|
|Institutions:||royal subdélégation, bailliage court of justice, and tax recette.|
Very high literacy: male 81%, female 40% (for entire département).
|Communications:||first French city on the road from Neuchâtel through Jura.|
|Economy:||trade in iron and hardware, paper, whitened hairs (for wigs), horses, earthenware, cloth, wood and timber, wine and spirits, cheese.|