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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms gb-01263
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  245 x 189mm
Extent:  1 fol.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-1b
Language:  French
Place:  Genève
Date:  1766-02-21
Short summary:  Thanks for remarks made on an epigram; comments on an epigram on Rousseau; information that two persons will in a short time make a journey to Italy and that the author has written a letter of recommendation to them with hopes that the addressee will be able to help them
Person:  Needham, John Turbeville, 1713-1781, Naturalist, Philosopher, author
Person:  Sabatier, (Unknown), Diplomat, addressee ?
Person:  Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712 (Genève)-1778 (Ermenonville), Philosopher, Man of letters, Musician, person referred to
Person:  Brydone, Patrick, 1736-1818, person referred to ?
COMMENTS
Comments:  In the letter mentions are also made of a Mr. Dillon, milord Kilmaur (?) and le comte Pignatelli, none of whom has been properly identified
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