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A Sample Letter - Louis Braille: A Touch of Genius

A photo of pages 2 and three of this letter, including Braille's signature.

Translated text of the letter:

I had left Coupvray for a few days when two charming letters arrived. Otherwise my second draft would have crossed with your second letter.
All is well here, but only the garden grapes have ripened. At least I have the satisfaction of enjoying beautiful walks.
Give my kind regards to Mademoiselle your sister.
I am thinking of you and of... [ellipsis appears in the original]
L. Braille

Copyrighted Material. Reprinted courtesy of l'Institut National des Jeunes Aveugles (INJA Archives)


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