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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms fr-09125
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  171 x 104mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a, 2b
Language:  French
Place:  Paris
Date:  1746-05-19 (doubtful)
Other type of date:  9/20 Mai 1746
Comments to date:  The date, 9/20 May 1746, is given by an unknown hand (the addressee's?), probably the day after the letter was written. Voltaire writes: "ce jeudy". 20 May 1746 was a friday, and corresponded to the 9 May in the calendar still used by the Swedish during these years.
Short summary:  Informing Sweden's ambassador in Paris that he via Holland has sent his "Discours" to the Swedish Princess Royal. The editions are the ones from Utrecht, with notes. Voltaire will also bring some copies to the addressee as soon as he has received them.
Person:  Voltaire, 1694 (Paris)-1778 (Paris), Philosopher, Man of letters, author
Person:  Scheffer, Carl Fredrik, greve, 1715 (Nyköping)-1786, Politician, Diplomat, addressee
Person:  Lovisa Ulrika, queen of Sweden, 1720-1782, person referred to ?
COMMENTS
Comments:  Page 2b up and down.
IMAGES
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