Lot #635
Voltaire Autograph Letter Signed

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Estimate: $3000+

Description

Rare ALS in French, signed “Voltaire,” one page, 7.25 x 9.75, May 26. Handwritten letter to Monsieur Fabri, sent from his home in Geneva, "Les Délices," commenting on some financial difficulties. In full (translated): "I await each day, Monsieur, the money coming to me by way of public conveyances, considering that the exchange rate in Geneva is too high. Once I have something, I will be at your orders. I ask you to have a little empathy for my small troubles. I have been forced to send the workers off on circuit. Once I am at Ferney, I will have the honor of requesting an hour of your time." In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Animation
  • Dates: #620 - Ended November 10, 2021





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