A History of the Misfortunes of Jean Calas

Voltaire. From The history of the misfortunes of John Calas, a victim to fanaticism : to which is added A letter from M. Calas to his wife and children, 1775.

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Title Page. In this section from the story of Jean Calas, Voltaire describes the town’s reaction to the arrest of Jean Calas for the murder of his son.

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The History of the Misfortunes of John Calas, p. 14.

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The History of the Misfortunes of John Calas, p. 15.

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Title A History of the Misfortunes of Jean Calas
Publication Title The history of the misfortunes of John Calas, a victim to fanaticism : to which is added A letter from M. Calas to his wife and children
Creator Voltaire
Publication Date 1775
Call Number E 5 .C1213
Location General Collection 2nd Floor