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Call No.: MS Fr 366
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Fréron, Élie Catherine, 1719-1776.
Title: Élie Catherine Fréron papers,
Date(s): 1757-1815 and undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in French.
Abstract: Letter by the French critic Élie Catherine Fréron and a composition on Freron by the French poet and writer Mathieu Guillaume Thérèse Villenave.
Fréron was a French critic and writer, known for his attacks on Voltaire and the Encyclopedists; Villenave was a poet, writer, and biographer.
Contains one letter by Fréron discussing a reconciliation with the French Encyclopedist and critic Diderot, one letter written by an unidentified writer as an unpublished response to Fréron regarding the English statesmen Viscount Bolingbroke, and an autograph composition by Villenave on Fréron.