Louise, Letter 0015. To Monsieur l’Abbé de Vaux

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Author: Louise de Marillac · Translator: Louise Sullivan, D.C. · Year of first publication: 1991 · Source: Spiritual Writings of Louise de Marillac. Correspondence and Thoughts. Translated from the original French edition Sainte Louise de Marillac: Ecrits Spirituels.
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At Angers

February 26, 1640

Monsieur,

By the grace of God, we have arrived safe and sound in Tours. I have decided to hire a coach to take us to Orleans. I humbly thank you for the use of your carriage. I am returning it to you undamaged, thank God. I hope that the return trip will be just as safe.

I am very anxious to have news of our sisters. Please be so kind, Monsieur, as to ask Sister Turgis1 to write to me about them. I hope that we will reach Orleans Wednesday. However, I shall have to wait until I return to Paris before receiving word. You may be certain of how happy I will be when I receive reassurances about your health because you know, Monsieur, that I am truly your very humble daughter and most grateful servant.

P.S. For a number of reasons I have been obliged to change route here.

  1. ElisabethTurgis, see letter 38, accompanied by Barbe Toussaint, see Letter 78, and CI6mence Ferr6, See letter 34, left Paris on December 23, 1639 and arrived at Angers at the beginning of January (Coste I, 612).

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