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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms benl-00085
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  237 x 185mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-2a
Language:  French
Place:  Leiden
Date:  1717-09-03
Short summary:  Congratulation on the purchase of the Ruysch collection of natural specimens, one of the finest collection of its kind; recommendations for the packing and transportation of the collection
Person:  Boerhaave, Herman, 1668-1738, Chemist, Physician, Botanist, Professor, author
Person:  Peter I, Tsar of Russia, 1672-1725, addressee ?
Person:  Ruysch, Frederick, 1638-1731, Botanist, Anatomist, Professor, person referred to
COMMENTS
Comments:  The collection of Ruysch was sold to Czar Peter the Great in 1717 for 30 000 Dutch florins.
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