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Elisabeth Charlotte von der Pfalz - Luise Raugräfin zu Pfalz - 1712-6

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Elisabeth Charlotte von der Pfalz - Luise Raugräfin zu Pfalz - 1712-6
FINA IDUnique ID of the page  11268
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AuthorAuthor of the document. Elisabeth Charlotte von der Pfalz
RecipientRecipient of the correspondence. Luise Raugräfin zu Pfalz
Correspondence dateDate when the correspondence was written: day - month - year . June 1712
PlacePlace of publication of the book, composition of the document or institution. Versailles 48° 48' 12.74" N, 2° 7' 36.08" E
Associated personsNames of Persons who are mentioned in the annotation.
LiteratureReference to literature.
KeywordNumismatic Keywords  collector, gems, numismatics as hobby
LanguageLanguage of the correspondence French
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Grand documentOriginal passage from the "Grand document".

-Lettre de juin 1712 (Versailles) : « Happily for me I no longer like cards, for I am not rich enough to risk my whole fortune as other people do, and I have no taste for little stakes. Though I do not play, time does not seem long to me when I am alone in my cabinet. I have quite a fine collection of gold coins and medals; my aunt has given me others in silver and bronze; I have two or three hundred engraved antique stones; also many brass pieces which I like equally; I read with pleasure, and therefore I am never bored, be the weather good or bad; I have always something to do, and I write a great deal. When, in one day, I have written twenty sheets to H. H. the Princess of Wales, ten or twelve to my daughter, twenty in French to the Queen of Sicily [Anne-Marie, Monsieur’s daughter by Henrietta of England] I am so tired that I cannot put one foot before the other. ().