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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms fr-01679
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  170 x 110mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-1b, 2b
Language:  French
Place:  s.l.
Date:  1756-03
Comments to date:  Dated by another hand
Short summary:  Sending some copies of his Homme moral, asking the addressee to give one of them to Malesherbes and to help him to sell the book in Paris, keeping some secrecy on its author, especially towards the Jesuits. Why the book is said to be printed in Toulouse, whereas it is in fact printed in Paris.
Person:  Castel, Louis-Bertrand, 1688 (Montpellier)-1757 (Paris), Mathematician, Philosopher, Clergyman, author
Person:  Trublet, Nicolas Charles Joseph, 1697 (Saint-Malo)-1770, Clergyman, Man of letters, addressee
Person:  Malesherbes, Chrétien-Guillaume de Lamoignon de, 1721-1794, Politician, Judge, person referred to
Person:  Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712 (Genève)-1778 (Ermenonville), Philosopher, Man of letters, Musician, person referred to
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  L'Homme moral opposé à l'homme physique de M. R***, lettres philosophiques, où l'on réfute le déisme du jour, par le P. L.-B. Castel, Toulouse, 1756 (Book)
COMMENTS
Connected records:  Waller Ms fr-01680
IMAGES
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