Unknown Voltaire letters uncovered
Published on January 23rd, 2012 | by Admin0
They include a signed acceptance from the 18th Century writer for a £200 grant from the Royal Family.
The writer abandoned the French spelling of his first name, Francois, styling himself “Francis”.
Professor Nicholas Cronk says Voltaire was “hugely opportunistic”.
Story: Sean Coughlan, BBC News | Photo: Wikimedia Commons