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Châtellerault

(shätĕlrō`), town (1990 pop. 35,691), Vienne dept., W central France. It is an industrial center where armaments, cutlery, aeronautical equipment, rubber products, and clothing are produced. There are many buildings dating from the 15th to the 17th cent. in the old part of town, including the house (now a museum) where René Descartes spent his childhood.
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But as the lackey who goes may make us believe he has been to London and may stop at Chatellerault, let us give him only half the sum promised him, with the letter, with an agreement that he shall have the other half in exchange for the reply.
Contract notice: Providing Small Unsterile Medical Equipment For Hospitals In Chatellerault And Loudun Hospital Group North Vienna.
Etienne (MAS) and Chatellerault (MAC) Arsenals, and French civilian contactors, Continsouza, Manufacture Parisienne d' Armes et de mechanique general and Delaunay-Belleville.
Additionally, these materials document the collecting activities of several nineteenth-century musicians, including Eduard Grell, Franz Commer, Erich Prieger, and Ludwig Scheibler, and an obscure figure from Chatellerault, France, by the name of Lasserre.
Les villes retenues pour l'organisation de ces festivites sont Besancon, Belfort, Avignon, NEmes, Montpellier, Marseille, Ales, Nantes, Le Mans, Chatellerault, Chambery, Grenoble et Annemasse.
With the advent of WWI, the Berthier was put into full-scale production as the Model 1907-15 and produced at the government arsenals of Saint-Etienne, Chatellerault and Tulle as well as under contract with the French firms of Establishments Contin-Souza of Paris and Society Francaise Delaunay of Bellville.
Lomme) L'ecole de cirque de Chatellerault Are en Cirque (Chambery) Les Campelieres (aujourd' hui Piste d'Azur, La Roquette-sur- Siagne).
Balthasar III Moretus, the director of the Antwerp Officina Plantiniana (a well-known Counter Reformation press) called at Chatellerault, Saintes, Cadillac, and other Huguenot strongholds on his way to Spain in 1680.
On Thursday, Renault, the French car manufacturer, refused to meet the demands of workers at New Fabris, a bankrupt car-parts supplier, who threatened at the weekend to blow up gas canisters inside their factory in Chatellerault in western France.
If not, desperate staff have warned they will bomb the New Fabris site in Chatellerault, near Poitiers in central France, to stop them getting their hands on the assets there.
One can find this custom in other cutlery regions, in particular in Paris and Chatellerault, and for other fields of production, particularly tin potters, edge-tool makers, and producers of metal files.