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Antonio Francesco Gori - Jacques-Philippe d’Orville - 1744-5-31

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Antonio Francesco Gori - Jacques-Philippe d’Orville - 1744-5-31
FINA IDUnique ID of the page  5890
InstitutionName of Institution. Oxford, Bodleian Library
InventoryInventory number. MS D’Orville 499, f° 104
AuthorAuthor of the document. Antonio Francesco Gori
RecipientRecipient of the correspondence. Jacques-Philippe d'Orville
Correspondence dateDate when the correspondence was written: day - month - year . May 31, 1744
PlacePlace of publication of the book, composition of the document or institution. Florence 43° 46' 11.53" N, 11° 15' 20.09" E
Associated personsNames of Persons who are mentioned in the annotation. Andreas Morell, François Vaillant, Jacob Wetstein
LiteratureReference to literature.
KeywordNumismatic Keywords  health, book, publisher
LanguageLanguage of the correspondence Latin
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Grand documentOriginal passage from the "Grand document".

-Lettre du 31 mai 1744 (de Florence): He writes in depression and declining health. He has deferred the work on Morellius owing to difficulties, viz., the nobiles socie in charge of the press at the Florence library have withdrawn the necessary books and coins, and I, being by nature one who always finds himself obliged to make alterations and additions in his drafts and proofs, have made Wetstenius impatient and unpleasant, so that he refuses interim payment and is very inconsiderate. He has not even granted Vaillant, the English bookseller’s, plea to him to commend my interests and to be permitted to sell copies of my Museum Etruscum. He has no cause to impugn my honesty. Now Europe is under threat of war, so I have decided to say goodbye to the Muses and consider my headaches and their remedy. (Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS D’Orville 499, f° 104).