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- Jules SIMON (Jules SUISSE dit) Lorient/ MORBIHAN 1814 - 1896 - Minister of Public Instruction, then Head of Government 1876: 17 autographed signed letters, 1 autographed signed manuscript, 1 autographed document, 1 signed coin, 2 portraits, from 1861 to 1895.
Draft speech of March 16 delivered at the Academy for the return of the Duke of Aumale. Manuscript concerning a painting exhibition in Berlin. "Painters have publicly declared that they will not go,... the Germans did not come to the 1889 exhibition..." Friendly and political letters, to a friend. Some of them on the letterhead of the Senate, or at 10 Place de la Madeleine. One signed as a former member of the Constituent Assembly. "«... We are, you and I, a number of the last survivors of a small group that I regard as my intellectual Fatherland, and I can assure you that I wonder every day whether our dear dead would advise me to act as I do. Alas! We are but a few things for such great duties..." (Excerpt from a letter dated Dec. 27, 1867.)
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- Jules SIMON (Jules SUISSE dit) Lorient/ MORBIHAN 1814 - 1896 - Minister of Public Instruction, then Head of Government 1876: 17 autographed signed letters, 1 autographed signed manuscript, 1 autographed document, 1 signed coin, 2 portraits, from 1861 to 1895. Draft speech of March 16 delivered at the Academy for the return of the Duke of Aumale. Manuscript concerning a painting exhibition in Berlin. "Painters have publicly declared that they will not go,... the Germans did not come to the 1889 exhibition..." Friendly and political letters, to a friend. Some of them on the letterhead of the Senate, or at 10 Place de la Madeleine. One signed as a former member of the Constituent Assembly. "«... We are, you and I, a number of the last survivors of a small group that I regard as my intellectual Fatherland, and I can assure you that I wonder every day whether our dear dead would advise me to act as I do. Alas! We are but a few things for such great duties..." (Excerpt from a letter dated Dec. 27, 1867.)

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