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    DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE LIFE OF CLAUDE "COCO" RENOIR

    THE RENOIR COLLECTION

    Assorted memorabilia including: (1) Christmas card and envelope from Jacques Renoir (son of Claude, Jr.) to Claude Sr.'s wife, Paulette "Popo" Renoir; (2) Three autograph letters to Paulette; (3) Document concerning a wet nurse for Paulette, dated 22 October 1902; (4) Official copy of Claude Renoir's baptismal certificate; (5) Claude Renoir's driver's license, dated 11 July 1917, located Nice; (6) Medical card identifying Claude as a diabetic; (7) Autograph letter signed to Jean, dated 11 December 1919; (8) Claude's Yacht Club de France Certificate and Rules Book, dated 1968-69, and 1930 Yacht Club de France Bellis V booklet [Paul Renoir won two Mediterranean Giralia races (Italy vs. France) on Bellis V against Mr. Ted Turner and Herbert von Karagan Giralia]; (9) Claude's hunting licenses issued by the République Française Ministère de L'Agriculture, dated July 1926-1927 and July 1930-1931; (10) Signed authorization for Claude Renoir to carry a shotgun for hunting, dated 14 March 1923; (11) Deed for small piece of land sold by Claude Renoir to Marcel Netter in 1926, stamped, sealed and signed by both parties; (12) Typed and signed letter from Claude's telephone company informing him of their increased rates as of January 1927.


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    September, 2013
    19th Thursday
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