Maximilien Misson

French travel writer

Francis Maximilian Misson, originally François Maximilien Misson, (c.1650 – 12 January 1722) was a French writer and traveller.

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  • You have all Manner of News there: You have a good Fire, which you may sit by as long as you please: You have a Dish of Coffee; you meet your Friends for the Transaction of Business, and all for a Penny, if you don't care to spend more. (speaking of London coffeehouses in the late 1600s)
    • Drummond, J.C.; Wilbraham, Anne (1957). The Englishman's food: a history of five centuries of English diet. (Rev. ed. ed.). London: Cape. p. 116. ISBN 978-0224601689.  This source cites Misson; citation needed for original statement.

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