Memoirs Of The Comtesse Du Barry

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MEMOIRS OF THE COMTESSE DU BARRY WITH MINUTE DETAILS OF HER ENTIRE CAREER AS FAVORITE OF LOUIS XV. WRITTEN BY HERSELF WITH A SPECIAL INTRODUCTION BY ROBERT ARNOT. M. A. N. WALTER DUNNE, PUBLISHER NEW YORK LONDON COPYRIGHT, 1 903 B Y M. WALTER DUNNE, PUBLISHER ILLUSTRATIONS FACIWO PAGE JEANNE VAUBERNIER, COMTESSE DU BARRY . […]

MEMOIRS OF THE COMTESSE DU BARRY WITH MINUTE DETAILS OF HER ENTIRE CAREER AS FAVORITE OF LOUIS XV. WRITTEN BY HERSELF WITH A SPECIAL INTRODUCTION BY ROBERT ARNOT. M. A. N. WALTER DUNNE, PUBLISHER NEW YORK LONDON COPYRIGHT, 1 903 B Y M. WALTER DUNNE, PUBLISHER ILLUSTRATIONS FACIWO PAGE JEANNE VAUBERNIER, COMTESSE DU BARRY . . . Frontispiece From the portrait by J. J. Caffieri, 1770. MONSIEUR, I HAVE ENEMIES ENOUGH AT COURT WITHOUT YOU. WONT YOU TELL ME How I CAN WIN YOUR FRIENDSHIP 48 From David Belascos play, Du Barry, by courtesy of Mr. David Belasco and Mrs. Leslie Carter. This play was produced at the Belasco Theatre, New York City, 1902, with Mrs. Leslie Carter as La Du Barry. GET ME THE LITTLE STARS, WITH SILVER STRINGS, TO HANG THEM IN MY HAIR, YOUR MAJESTY J XQf. From David Belascos play, Du Barry, by courtesy of Mr. Belasco and Mrs. Leslie Carter. This play was produced at the Belasco Theatre, New York City, 1902, with Mrs. Leslie Carter as La Du Barry. Louis THE FIFTEENTH 150 From the portrait by Ferrand, 1760. PERMIT ME, MADAME LA COMTESSE, SAID THE PAPAL NUNZIO 198 From David Belascos play, Du Barry, by courtesy of Mr. David Belasco and Mrs. Leslie Carter. This play was produced at the Belasco Theatre, New York City, 1902, with Mrs. Leslie Carter as La Du Barry. FACSIMILE OF LETTER FROM MADAME DU BARRY TO THE Due DE BRISSAC 288 OH, COSSE, HAVE I HURT YOU, HAVE I HURT YOU . . . 344 From David Belascos play, Du Barry, by courtesy of Mr. David Belasco and Mrs. Leslie Carter. This play was produced at the Belasco Theatre, New York City, 1902, with Mrs. Leslie Carter as La Du Barry. vii TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER I. JAGK Letter from Lebel Visit from Lebel Nothing conclusive Another visit from Lebel Invitation to sup with the king Instructions of the comte Jean to the comtesse i CHAPTER II, A slight preface Arrival at Versailles La toilette Portrait of the king The due de Richelieu The marquis de Chauvelin The due de la Vauguyon Supper with the king The first night The following day The curios ity of comte Jean Presents from the king How disposed of. 9 CHAPTER III. The kings message Letter from the countess A second sup per at Versailles The due dAyen A short account of M. de Fleury The due de Duras Conversation with the king-The next day A visit from the due de Richelieu Visit from the due de la Vauguyon Visit from comte Jean Visit from the king A third supper Favor 20 CHAPTER IV. The due dAiguillon The due de Fronsac The duchesse de Grammont The meeting Sharp words on both sides The due de Choiseul Mesdames dAiguillon Letter from the due dAiguillon-Reply of madame du Barry Mademoi selle Guimard The prince de Soubise Explanation The Rohans Madame de Marsan Court friendships 28 CHAPTER V. The due de la Vauguyon and the comtesse du Barry The marquis de Chauvelin and the comtesse M. de Montbar rey and the comtesse Intrigues Lebel Arrival of the du Barry family The comte dHargicourt The demoi selles du Barry Marriage of the comtesse The marquis de Bonrepos Correspondences The broken glass. . . 37 TABLE OP CONTENTS CHAPTER VI. PAGE Journey to Choisy The comtesse du Barry and Louis XV, The king of Denmark The czar Peter Frederick II, The abb6 de la Chapelle An experiment New intrigues Secret agents The comtesse and Lotus XV. Of the presentation Letter of the comtesse to the due dAiguil lon Reply Prince de Soubise 46 CHAPTER VII, The comtesse and the due dAiguillonM. de Soubise Louis XV. and the due dAiguillon Letter from the comtesse to the king Answer of the king The Noiwelles d la Mazn The comtesse and Louis XV. The supper The court ladies mystified The comtesse and M. de Sartines 55 CHAPTER VIII. The sieur Ledoux The lettre de cachet The due de la Vril liere Madame de Langeac M. de Maupeou Louis XV, The comte Jean 64 CHAPTER IX…

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