The Audacious

59 5 Marie Petit Still Pursuing Collection of Her Debt In Constantinople, Michel started to gather information about when Marie Petit would be arriving in France, as he was worried about what she would say about him to the French government authorities. On 9th February, 1709, Marie Petit arrived in Marseille. She was so exhausted and in poor health, and required admission to the city hospital for treatment and recuperation.