Lot n° 854
1000 - 1500 EUR
CONDORCET Jean-Antoine-Nicolas Caritat, marquis de (1743-1794) mathématicien, philosophe et économiste ; député, conventionnel (Aisne), il fut arrêté comme Girondin et s'empoisonna
L.A.S. "De Condorcet", Wednesday [1776-1777?], to the abbot of SAUSIN, at the seminary of Saint-Sulpice; 1 page in-8, address (small tear by breaking of the seal repaired).
"I am very angry, sir, my dear cousin, at the trouble you have taken needlessly. I have almost always been in the country, and I still return there in the evening. But I shall be at your command all Saturday morning: and I shall be delighted to renew acquaintance with you. I flatter myself that when the time of the seminar has passed, you will have more freedom and we will be able to have the pleasure of meeting more often...".
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