Theodosius, Count de LAGRENÉ (1800-1862)... - Lot 229 - Ader

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Theodosius, Count de LAGRENÉ (1800-1862)... - Lot 229 - Ader
Theodosius, Count de LAGRENÉ (1800-1862) diplomat, peer of France and member of the Legislative Assembly]. Approximately 185 letters, mostly L.A.S., addressed to Lagrené, his wife, or their daughter Gabrielle, 1836-1873; tabbed in 3 vols. petit in-4, demi-chagrin rouge. One volume consists of 95 letters addressed to Mrs. de Lagrené from 1833 to 1873: her daughter Gabrielle, Thérèse Apponyi, Mme d'Arbouville, the Baroness of Barante, E. Beulé, Princess Czartoryski, Tanneguy Duchâtel, Joseph Méry, Désiré Nisard, Pasquier, the Duchess of Périgord, the Baroness of Rothschild, Salvandy, Mrs. Swetchine, Mrs. Thiers, the Duke of Valencia, Villemain, etc. One volume contains 66 letters by Mrs. C. Leman to the Lagrené (mainly to Madame), from 1836 to 1873. A very affectionate correspondence, giving news of Parisian life (Lamennais, Balzac, death of Charles X, Rachel, Marie d'Agoult, 1848 revolution, Lamartine, etc.); the lady then spends most of her time in Lorraine, especially in Cattenom. A final volume collects 46 letters received by the Countess at the time of her husband's death in 1862: L. Benckendorff, Marquise de Béthisy, Edm. Bussierre, Edward Lee Childe, Mme de Circourt, Émile Deschamps, Isabelle Gagarine, Sophie Galitzine, Ch. Giraud, Queen Marie-Amélie, Nesselrode, Rambuteau, etc., and the Countess's family.
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