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Lettre d'une American woman à Émile Zola datée du 24 janvier 1898
Auteur(s) : American woman
Collection : USA (Lettres en anglais à Émile Zola) - Voir les autres notices de cette collection

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Texte de la lettreLondon

High esteemed M. Zola,
As you are the Champion of that unfortunate man M. Dreyfus, I venture to address these few lines and tell you what I heard a few days ago, I think it’s everybody’s duty to contribute their hearings to solve if possible this mistery* and act Christian like to that poor man who is very liked suffering from wickets woman’s doings my ears caught these words.
There is a woman in the case and a very important (souligné deux fois par l’auteur) woman so important she is supposed to be a relative to our Queen _ and her name begins with a s _ That she wanted money to pay her dress-makers bills got the information and sold it.
You may know all this, but I having heard it and my feelings having always been very much with the poor victim and his family. I cannot retain myself from writing these lines, pardon me for troubling you to read them but I hope for righteousness everything will be well looked into now. I cannot give my name and address but am an American woman.
If you want to write to me, advertise in the daily Telegraph’s agony column heading American woman.
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With best wishes.
(PS : The womans husband is a military man now trying the case.)

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American woman, Lettre d'une American woman à Émile Zola datée du 24 janvier 1898.
Édition des lettres internationales adressées à Émile Zola.
Éditeur : Projet EMAN, Centre d’Étude sur Zola et le naturalisme & Institut des textes et manuscrits modernes, CNRS-ENS.
Consulté le 25/01/2022 sur la plate-forme EMAN :
https://eman-archives.org/CorrespondanceZola/items/show/6529
Notice créée par Richard Walter Notice créée le 06/11/2018 Dernière modification le 21/08/2020