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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms fr-02706
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  305 x 207mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a
Language:  French
Place:  Amsterdam
Date:  1643-07-10
Short summary:  Regarding a quarrel. Descartes thanks the addressee for his advice. He has already written a letter [to the Utrecht Vroedschap] and hopes to avoid being involved in a lawsuit
Person:  Descartes, René, 1596-1650 (Stockholm), Philosopher, author
Person:  Huygens, Constantijn, Heer van Zuylichem, 1596 (s Gravenhage)-1687 (s Gravenhage), Poet, Diplomat, addressee
COMMENTS
Comments:  Note by the addressee at the left upper corner of fol. 1a: "R. Assen. 15 Jul. 43". Last edition (2003): The Correspondence of René Descartes 1643. Edited by Theo Verbeek, Erik-Jan Bos and Jeroen van de Ven, 2003. The letter is kept with some information about its provenance.
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