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NECKER, Jacques || [GRIMOARD, Philippe-Henri de]. Lettre du marquis de C*** [Caraccioli], à M. D'A*** [d'Alembert]. 

Paris, [s. n.], 1781.

8vo (215x142 mm), 51 pages.  binding : Original wrappers. Modern handwritten title, "Necker", on spine. Fresh copy.

This harsh pamphlet was published as part of a political campaign against Necker, then Finance Minister of Louis XVI, in the spring of 1781. It ended with the minister's resignation on May 19th1781.

This fictional letter features Louis-Antoine Caraccioli and D'Alembert, questioning the reasons for Necker's popularity. It is traditionally attributed to Philippe-Henri de Grimoard (Barbier and BNF).

This letter is bound with six other texts related to Necker :

1) Mémoire donné au roi, par M. Necker. 1778. (4)-50 pages ---
2) Observations modestes d'un citoyen, sur les opérations de finances de M. Necker [...] 98 pages --
3) Suite des observations d'un citoyen 45 pages ----
4) Lettre du marquis de C***, à M. D'A***. Paris le 1er Mai 1781 51 pages ---
5) Lettre d'un ami, à M. Necker 23 pages ----
6) Les comment 45 pages ----
7) Compte rendu au roi, par l'abbé Terray 18 pages ----.

Price : 400 €

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