Dillon, Thérèse-Lucy de Rothe, Countess (1751-1782)

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Lady-in-waiting to Marie-Antoinette. Sought Franklin’s help in forwarding several letters to America.

Wife of Count Arthur Dillon, who served in the West Indies and was made governor of Tobago in 1786. Mother of Henriette-Lucy, marquise de la Tour du Pin, author of the Journal d’une femme de cinquante ans, a lively memoir on French emigration.