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Conte Francesco Algarotti letter

Mss 740453
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 740453
Scope and Contents Letter from Conte Francesco Algarotti of Berlin, Germany to Bonhomme Algarotti in Venice, Italy. Talks about his admiration for King Frederick II and accounts of his flattering attentions.

Francois Marie Arouet de Voltaire letter

Mss 746120
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 746120
Scope and Contents Letter from Francois Marie Arouet de Voltaire in Paris to Conte Algarotti acknowledging gift of his pamphlet "Il Congresso de Citera" which he praises. Includes translation.

Friedrich II, King of Prussia letter

Mss 742471
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 742471
Scope and Contents Letter from Friedrich II, known as der Grosse [the great], King of Prussia in Potsdam to Francesco Algarotti in Berlin. He tries to persuade Algarotti to return and speaks with contempt of Germany. Includes brief note in English concerning source and contents of letter.

Marie Anne Lepage Boccage letters

Mss 756501
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 756501
Scope and Contents Six letters from Marie Ann LePage Boccage from Paris, France to Count Francesco Algoretti commenting on the Arts. She also hopes to see him when in Italy.

Pierre Louis Moreau de Maupertuis letter

Mss 756274
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 756274
Scope and Contents One page letter from Pierre Louis Moreau de Maupertuis of Berlin, Germany to Count Algarotti, thanking him for his letter, mentioning that he hopes to write

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de Voltaire, Francois Marie Arouet, 1694-1778 1