Honoré Gabriel Riquetti Mirabeau letters and compositions
Compositions and letters by and about the French politician Honoré Mirabeau.
- 1771-1920 and undated
Extent.4 linear feet (1 volume)
Contains autograph and facsimile manuscripts as well as letters by Mirabeau mounted on 239 leaves in a purple morocco gilt binding. Includes engravings throughout; genealogical notes; printed pamphlets about his illness, death, and entombment; inventories of his household belongings that were auctioned; and letters about his death mask.
Title taken from spine of volume and title-page.
The numbers in parentheses correspond to the leaves in the volume.
Biographical / Historical
Honoré Mirabeau was a French politician and orator, a prominent figure in the National Assembly that governed France during the early phases of the French Revolution.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased with the Friedman and Lincoln funds; received: 1978 Jan. 12.
- Mirabeau, Honoré Gabriel Riquetti, comte de, 1749-1791. Honoré Gabriel Riquetti Mirabeau letters and compositions: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
- Language of description
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