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Autograph letter : [Cirey, near Joinville], to François Antoine Devaux, [1739 Jan. 19].

Author: Grafigny, Mme de; Voltaire; Gabrielle Emilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil Du Châtelet, marquise; François Antoine Devaux; Thomas Phillipps, Sir
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : FrenchView all editions and formats
Publication:Collection of letters from Madame de Graffigny to Devaux (MA 3936) letter 32
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Recounting in great detail a shocking incident during which Voltaire and [Emilie] du Châtelet lost their tempers with her and unfairly accused her of betrayal; telling him about her activities since this unfortunate event; discussing at length [Emilie] du Châtelet's unacceptable conduct and Voltaire's profuse apologies; giving him an account of Voltaire and [Emilie] du Châtelet's working methods.
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Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Grafigny, Mme de; Voltaire; Gabrielle Emilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil Du Châtelet, marquise; François Antoine Devaux; Thomas Phillipps, Sir
OCLC Number: 613368826
Notes: The letter starts in January and is continued on Feb. 4 and Feb 8.
The date is from Showalter's edition of Madame de Graffigny's letters.
Part of a collection of 32 letters from Madame de Graffigny to François Antoine Devaux. Letters in the collection are described individually (MA 3936.1-32).
Description: 1 item (8 p.) ; 22.6 cm

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Recounting in great detail a shocking incident during which Voltaire and [Emilie] du Châtelet lost their tempers with her and unfairly accused her of betrayal; telling him about her activities since this unfortunate event; discussing at length [Emilie] du Châtelet's unacceptable conduct and Voltaire's profuse apologies; giving him an account of Voltaire and [Emilie] du Châtelet's working methods.

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