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The working titles of chapters, which Michelle mentioned in her lectures and unfinished articles, include: "I am the Prisoner of Friendship," "Lonely Wives," and "Beyond the Grand Tour: Motherhood and Cultural Diplomacy in the Travels of Princess Dashkova." In private conversations, she said that she had found documents confirming not one but several meetings between Dashkova and Benjamin Franklin, spoke with her characteristic humor of the philistine interest in the relationship between the princess and the Russian empress, and dreamed of going to Troitskoe near Moscow in the autumn, where her heroine spent her final years and where she was buried next to a village church.