Tocqueville, Alexis de, 1805-1859
- Existence: 1805-06-29 - 1859-04-16
Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859), French aristocrat, diplomat, political scientist, and historian.
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Académie française autograph collection
Letter : Paris, France, to an unidentified recipient, 1847 Apr 23
ALS to "Monsieur."
Letter : Paris, to an editor of the Journal des Débats, 1856 Sep 15
ALS recommending the work of a colleague, M. Monnard, a professor at the University of Bonn and historian of Switzerland. Originally sent with a sample of Monnard's work.
With an annotated engraved portrait of Tocqueville, 1877.
Letter : Paris, to [François Mignet], 1849 May 6
ALS discussing the education and preparation of his cousin "M. de Chateaubriand" for diplomatic work.
Letter : to an unidentified recipient, [ca. 1842]
ALS to "Monsieur," a member of the Academie Française, regarding Tocqueville's candidacy to the Academy, with references to M. François Ancelot and Pierre Ballanche.
Letter : to an unidentified recipient, n.d.
ALS to "Monsieur de Bourke."
With ALS, dated Dec 14, to Madame la Comtesse de Bourke from Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de Lafayette.
Letters, 1844, n.d.
One ALS, dated 1844 Oct 7 on address leaf to "Monsieur Travers Secrétaire de l'académie royale à Caen," offering his support to the Academy, and two brief, undated ALS to Émile Forgues.
Letters, [ca. 1833], [ca. 1842]
Two ALS concerning publication of his works, one addressed to his publisher H. Fournier and one to an unidentified recipient.
Letters : Paris, to Sarah Austin, 1844 July 9, 1849 November 23
Two autograph manuscript letters, signed, to Sarah Austin. One letter discusses Tocqueville's opinions about Adolphe Thiers, Victor Cousin, and the French government's Commission on Secondary Education. The other letter concerns Tocqueville's willingness to assist a young man sent to him by Austin; his attempts to meet George Thomas Keppel, Earl of Albemarle; and other social matters.