Madame De Tessé
Adrienne Catherine de Noailles, comtesse de Tessé (; 24 December 1741 – December 1813), daughter of Louis, 4th duc de Noailles, sister of the 5th duc de Noailles and aunt of Marie Adrienne Françoise de Noailles, held a salon and corresponded with Thomas Jefferson in the early 19th century.
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