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Gustave Flaubert letter

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0303

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of one letter of Flaubert to "My Dear Friend," no date, in which Flaubert declines a luncheon date. A second letter concerns the Flaubert letter itself, from J.A. LeRoy to Frederick A. Blossom, April 3, 1912. Also included is a note of authentication and translations of both letters.


  • undated
  • 1912 April 3


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Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Biographical Note

Gustave Flaubert (1821 – 1880) was a French novelist.


0.167 Cubic Feet (1 letter)

Language of Materials



Gustave Flaubert (1821 – 1880) was a French novelist. The collection consists of a letter from Flaubert, and a translation of the letter, in which Flaubert declines a luncheon date. Date unknown. Supporting documentation is also included, dating from 1912.


The letter was a gift from G.A. LeRoy to the Department of Romance Languages in 1912.

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Repository Details

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