Autograph letter, signed, in French, from Frederic Maurice, Paris

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Has sent the case containing the books, including, amongst others, Memoirs of the Academy of St Petersburg but cannot find the book on Luther which he was asked to procure. Notes that he could order it from Holland or Germany. Gives news of a big public book sale in Paris which AJC's learned friends may be interested in. Gives a list of the books which will be available and suggests he is happy to act as a buying agent, as he has done for an Oxford professor. Hopes to see AJC in the summer either in Switzerland or in France. Comments that France is in turmoil and society is greatly divided and fears that this situation will last some time. Discusses Paris theatre.

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