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Prolific French Author and French Enlightenment thinker best known by his pen name VOLTAIRE (François-Marie Arouet) entirely handwritten note signed. Voltaire is remembered for advocating freedom of speech and religion and separation of church and state.

Written on May 11 1764, the same year Voltaire would go on to publish his classic Dictionnaire philosophique. Voltaire writes regarding a a debt being repaid by Mr. De La Marche. "Mr. De La Marche" was Voltaire's close friend and correspondent Claude-Philippe Fyot de La Marche who Voltaire often wrote to seeking advice for his writing. 75+ words and a signature of one of the architects of modern day democracy. 
CERTIFIED AUTHENTIC BY JAMES SPENCE (JSA) Authentication Services EXPERT EXAMINATION. Sale includes original JSA Letter of Authenticity.  UNCONDITIONALLY GUARANTEED GENUINE - simply one of the finest VOLTAIRE documents available on the market. A high quality investment piece. 
English translation:
"I have received from Mr. de la Marche the sum of eight hundred sixty four pounds for the arrears of the one thousand pound annuity of the year that fell due on March first 1764 which principal of twenty thousand pounds lent to him under contract was received at Armat notary in Paris on March 1, 1763. Deduction made from the said 1000 pounds of 136 for the vingtièmes. At Les Délices, May 11, 1764. [Signed] Voltaire"
Custom framed and archivally matted in the SIGNATURIST-INK Gallery style to handsome 12"x18" gold-colored wood frame. Exquisite PH-neutral mat with gold fillet, descriptive plaque, and authentic engraving of the legendary philospher. Framed with acid-free backer all together under 98% UV-BLOCKING non-glare acrylic pane. The highest quality materials to insure your document never fades or becomes discolored. 
Voltaire note is incredibly well preserved, ink still bold for it's impressive 255+ years of age. Some wrinkling and toning consistent with the documents age. Signed page measures approx. 5"x7".
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VOLTAIRE * JSA LOA * Autograph Handwritten Note Signed * François-Marie Arouet

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