Cachet, Lettre de

Cachet, Lettre de, a warrant issued in France before the Revolution, under the royal seal, for the arrest and imprisonment of a person, often obtained to gratify private ends; abolished in 1790.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Cache * Ca`cus
Cabot, Giovanni
Cabot, Sebastian
Cabral, Pedro Alvarez
Cabre`ra
Cabrera
Cabul`
Caccia
Caceras
Cachar
Cache
Cachet, Lettre de
Ca`cus
Cadastre
Cade, Jack
Cademosto
Cadiz
Cad`mus
Cadoudal, Georges
Caduceus
Cædmon
Caen