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Title
Lettres de Mons. de Voltaire a mad. la marq. du Deffand
Additional title: Correspondence. Selections
Additional title: Recueil de lettres. Tome I
Names
Du Deffand, Marie de Vichy Chamrond, marquise, 1697-1780 (Correspondent)
Voltaire, 1694-1778 (Author)
Grafigny, Mme de (Françoise dIssembourg d'Happoncourt), 1695-1758Issembourg dHapponcourt), 1695-1758Happoncourt), 1695-1758 (Correspondent)
Clairaut, M., 1713-1765 (Correspondent)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1750 - 1770 (Approximate)
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KGV+ 11-194
Topics
Grafigny, Mme. de (Francoise d'Issembourg d'Happoncourt), 1695-1758
Du Deffand, Marie de Vichy Chamrond, marquise, 1697-1780
Voltaire,
Authors, French -- 18th century
Women intellectuals -- France
Clairaut, M.,1713-1765
Genres
Correspondence
Notes
Content: Caption title, p. 1. Approximate date from physical evidence, including watermarks.
Content: Manuscript copies of 151 letters chiefly from Voltaire to Marie de Vichy Chamrond, marquise du Deffand, with some replies of the marquise to Voltaire. Letters dated chiefly from 1750 to 1770; the first letter (ca. 1740) is undated; letters 2-5 are from 1749, 1736, 1734 and 1732.|bAlso includes several letters from Voltaire to other persons, e.g. 2 to Mme. de Grafigny (Mar. 22 and May 16, 1758) and one to Alexis-Claude Clairault (Aug. 27, 1759).
Ownership: Martin J. Gross Collection.
Content: Manuscript in brown ink, on both sides of late 18th-cent. paper, in at least 2 unidentified hands, probably secretarial. Watermarks: "Sebille van Ketel & Wassenbergh"; arms with initials "SKW"; "D&C Blauw."
Physical Description
Extent: 1 v. (539 [i.e. 554] p.) ; 33 cm. (fol.)
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
French
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: ocn767738209
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18984178
Barcode: 33433064347200
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 637de4f0-0031-0130-c39f-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1697: Creator Born
  • 1750: Created (Approximate)
  • 1780: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Lettres de Mons. de Voltaire a mad. la marq. du Deffand" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1750 - 1770. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b4c7461d-accb-b535-e040-e00a18063049

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Lettres de Mons. de Voltaire a mad. la marq. du Deffand" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 16, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b4c7461d-accb-b535-e040-e00a18063049

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1750 - 1770). Lettres de Mons. de Voltaire a mad. la marq. du Deffand Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b4c7461d-accb-b535-e040-e00a18063049

Wikipedia Citation

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Lettres de Mons. de Voltaire a mad. la marq. du Deffand