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The letters, revealed

In case you came to the Versailles Confidential concert on Feb 3 and wanted to savour the experience a little longer - or had to miss it but are curious to know the content of the letters, here is the text of the letters we selected: (If this leaves you wanting more, you can find an excellent translation published by Penguin at Bob Miller Book Room in Toronto) To (her cousin) Bussy-Rabutin [Les Rochers, Sunday 15 March 1648] I think you're a nice one not to have written to me for two months. Have you forgotten who I am, and the position I occupy in the family? Well, really, young man, I shall make you remember it, and if you annoy me I shall reduce you to the label [cadet branch of the ar