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Riquewihr's complaints notebooks
In 1789, the bourgeois of Riquewihr followed the general movement and presented their “Cahiers de doléances” (complaints notebooks). They set out professional demands related to viticulture. They wanted to prohibit the planting of vines in the plains, the limitation of the number of breweries, and equal taxes. The inhabitants demanded, for their part, the abolition of the tithe and the free use of communal goods. The Württemberg castle was confiscated and put up for sale as National Property in 1794.
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