AMERICAN CHARACTER, ABBE ROUQUETTE, AISQUITH STREET
Subject Source: Local sources
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File — Box 3: Series Series 7; Series Series 8; Series Series 9; Series Series 10, Folder: 24
Scope and Contents Written from Mandeville, Louisiana, Rouquette discusses the value of contemplative life and tells Prioress about the book he recently sent her: La Thebaide en Amerique, ou Apoloziade de la vie solitaire et contemplative. 8/4 Mentions closing of school -- how "you so joyfully gave up your school"; how "he is pleased to have his Carmel all to himself"; wants copy of rule and constitution and "secret of your monastic austerities; provides extract from a London journal which discusses value of R....