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Wagnière, Jean-Louis 1739-

Overview
Works: 77 works in 165 publications in 3 languages and 1,188 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography 
Roles: Author, Attributed name, Contributor, Editor, Transcriber
Classifications: PQ2105.A2, 848.509
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jean-Louis Wagnière
Commentaire historique sur les oeuvres de l'auteur de La Henriade : avec les pièces originales et les preuves by Voltaire( Book )

22 editions published between 1776 and 2005 in French and English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mémoires sur Voltaire, et sur ses ouvrages by Sébastien G Longchamp( Book )

22 editions published between 1826 and 1978 in French and German and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical memoirs of the author of the Henriade. With some original pieces. To which are added, genuine letters of Mr. de Voltaire. Taken from his own minutes by Jean-Louis Wagnière( Book )

22 editions published between 1777 and 2005 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean-Louis Wagnière, ou, Les deux morts de Voltaire : [correspondance inédite] by Jean-Louis Wagnière( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commentaire historique sur les oeuvres de l'auteur de la Henriade : Avec les pièces originales & les preuves by Jean-Louis Wagnière( Book )

1 edition published in 1776 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean-Louis Wagnière, secrétaire de Voltaire : lettres et documents by Jean-Louis Wagnière( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a collection of commentaries of previously unpublished letters and papers from Jean-Louis Wagnière
place not specified, to [Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas de Caritat,] marquis de Condorcet by Voltaire( )

2 editions published in 1777 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reporting that he has read the manuscript of Condorcet's Eloge de Kepler several times; discussing a letter attributed to [François] Fénelon
Mémoires sur Voltaire, et sur ses ouvrages. suivis de divers écrits inédits by Voltaire( Book )

2 editions published in 1826 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Préface de La Henriade par le Roy de Prusse : by Jean-Louis Wagnière( )

in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ferney par Lyon, to Monsieur Ribaute Charon [Jean Ribote-Charron] by Jean-Louis Wagnière( )

1 edition published in 1784 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Six years after Voltaire's death, his long-time secretary writes that he still "mourns every day after having enjoyed his trust for over twenty four years. Since my return from Russia I have been busy working on my life of my dear master, Monsieur de Voltaire, gathering together everything I can about him...."
place not specified, to [Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas de Caritat,] marquis de Condorcet by Voltaire( )

1 edition published in 1775 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Commenting on the sentence in the [Jean François Lefebvre] de la Barre case; encouraging him to reason with [Jean-Baptiste-Jacques] Elie de Beaumont about the case; exhorting him to force Elie de Beaumont to serve reason and innocence ("forcez le à servir la raison et l'innocence.")
place not specified, to [Jean Marie Antoine Nicolas de Caritat,] marquis de Condorcet by Voltaire( )

1 edition published in 1776 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Expressing horror that [Pierre-François] Boncerf's Les inconvénients des droits féodaux was burned by the public hangman and fearing that the censors will take notice of works falsely attributed to him
Ferney, to George Gray by Voltaire( )

1 edition published in 1770 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Thanking him for the honor and pleasure he has given him; saying he always felt the story of the apple deserved "dogrel rhimes" and that he has found the angel Gabriel boring; adding that Paradise Lost is the work of an eloquent fanatic but that his is a work of a man of the world
Voltaire und seine Sekretäre by Georg Meinhardt( Book )

1 edition published in 1915 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

place not specified, to [Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas de Caritat,] marquis de Condorcet by Voltaire( )

1 edition published in 1777 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sending congratulations on his work on [Blaise] Pascal
place not specified, to [Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas de Caritat,] marquis de Condorcet by Voltaire( )

1 edition published in 1777 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Acknowledging the receipt of six volumes by Helvétius
Letter : Ferney, France, to Jean-Antoine Lépine, Paris by Voltaire( )

1 edition published in 1772 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Manuscript of a letter by Voltaire, in the hand of Jean-Louis Wagniere, Voltaire's secretary. Addressed to the clockmaker Jean-Antoine Lépine; offers to lodge Lépine's son and his pupils at Ferney, where watchmakers and other craftsmen from Geneva and elsewhere had taken refuge under Voltaire's patronage. Dated at head of text: "A Ferney, par Lyon et Versoy, le 4 7bre 1772." Signed (p. [2]): Voltaire. Address reads: "A Monsieur de L'Épine, horloger du roi, place Dauphine, a Paris."
Ferney, Geneva, etc., to various recipients by Voltaire( )

in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Collection includes letters from Voltaire to Bernard Louis Chauvelin; the Conseil de régence de Montbéliard; Jacques Vincent Delacroix; Joseph François Edouard de Corsembleu Desmahis; Sébastien Dupont; George Gray; Élisabeth Sophie Gilly, marquise de Jaucourt; Guillaume Claude de Laleu; Michel Lambert (three letters); Henri Louis Lekain; Adrien Quiret de Margency; Claude Henri Feydeau de Marville; Pierre de Morand; Bonaventure Moussinot; Ambroise Elisabeth Ravoisier; François Robert; Jean Signy; and Nicolas-Claude Thieriot. The collection also includes a memorandum on the building of the church at Ferney in Wagnière's hand with an endorsement by Voltaire and an autograph letter signed from René-Nicolas-Charles-Augustin de Maupeou to Voltaire. Items in the collection are described in 21 separate records (MA 1765.1-21)
place not specified, to [Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas de Caritat,] marquis de Condorcet by Voltaire( )

1 edition published in 1778 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Wagnière 1739-

Wagnière b. 1739

Wagnière, J.-L. 1739-

Wagnière, J.-L. b. 1739

Wagnière, J.-L. (Jean-Louis), 1739-

Wagnière, J.-L. (Jean-Louis), b. 1739

Wagnière, Jean-Louis b. 1739

Languages
French (68)

English (26)

German (4)