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At a Glance
Most of the letters were written by Bayle to members of his family. Many of the letters are quite lengthy. Approximately 20 of these letters have been published by Professor John L. Gerig of Columbia University. In addition to the letters there is a list of Bayle's writings with the dates of early editions, and a list of manuscripts which were found after Bayle's death.
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Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Readers must use microfilm of letters. Permission to publish materials must be obtained in writing from the Librarian for Rare Books and Manuscripts.
For an index to all of Bayle's correspondence see: Elizabeth Labrousse. INVENTAIRE CRITIQUE DE LA CORRESPONDENCE DE PIERRE BAYLE. Paris, Libraire Philosophique J. Vrin, 1961
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Stechert. Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1906. Accession number--M-06.
Bayle letter of 30 May 1689: Source of acquisition--Coover, Chris. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--12/--/92. Accession number--M-92-12.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
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Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 04/03/89.
Bayle letter of 30 May 1689 Cataloged HR 08/12/93.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
French philosopher and man of letters.