(1772-1825) French Hellenist and political writer - the writings of Courier, dealing with the facts and events of his own time, are valuable sources of information as to the condition of France before, during, and after the Revolution.
Autograph letter signed, one page, 6,5 x 7,5 inch, 12 april (no year), in French, to Madame Soehnée - concerning good news for her and a meeting, written and signed in dark ink "Courier", attractively mounted (removable) for fine display with a portrait picture Paul Louis Courier (altogether 12,5 x 9 inch), with intersecting letter folds and scattered small stains - in fine condition.
J`ai de bonnes nouvelles à vous donner [...] ayez la bont. de me envoyer quand je pourrai vous voir. à tout hasard je passerai demain chez vous [...]"
I have good news for you [...] please send me when I can see you. Coincidentally I will come to your place tomorrow [...]"