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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms fr-01666
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  180 x 121mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a
Language:  French
Place:  Paris
Date:  1760 (after)
Comments to date:  Cassini de Thury started to work on the map of France in 1760, and he refers to this work in the present letter
Short summary:  Instructions given to the addressee who works at the drawing of the map of Corsica, and asking him to inform him on his observations
Person:  Cassini de Thury, 1714 (Thury-sous-Clermont)-1784, Land surveyor, Mathematician, Astronomer, author
Person:  Choiseul, Etienne-François, duc de, 1719-1785, Politician, Diplomat, Minister, person referred to
Subject:  Geography
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Académie des Sciences (Society)
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