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Maria Edgeworth to Mrs Edgeworth from Place…, 14 May 1820

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MS. Eng. lett. c. 697, fols. 22-29

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Maria Edgeworth to Mrs Edgeworth from Place Bourbon - Lucy Edgeworth's health - death of Mrs Chandler of Gloucester - translation of Memoirs of Richard Lovell Edgeworth - busy Paris life - M. Hummelauer - R. Chenevix and his conversation - Madame de Kergolay - Madame de Roquefeuil - contrasted manners of old French nobility and newcomers to rank - Lady de Ros - riding for Fanny Edgeworth - visit to Lady Granard - the Charles (Sneyd) Edgeworths - Le tyran domestique - millinery - offer of box at Theatre Francais - 'Jeanne d'Arc' - visit to Cuvier (Jardin des Plantes) - M. Jullien - Madame de Villette - J.A. Llorente and his Histoire critique de l'Inquisition - journey to Collège de France - Cuvier - Prony - Biot - tales of Napoleon - Prince Czartorinski - Trelawney and Abbé Edgeworth - supper conversation - Dr Brinkley and the parallax - further Napoleon anecdotes - Berthollet - Prony's career - tickets for the King's chapel - Zadig - Madame Razamouska

Dates

  • 14 May 1820

Extent

1 item

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MS. Eng. lett. c. 697, fols. 22-29

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