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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms ch-00337
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  221 x 175mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
Attachment:  seal
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-1b, 2b
Language:  French
Place:  Genève
Date:  1799-02-28 (doubtful)
Other type of date:  10 (?) ventôse an VII
Comments to date:  Day doubtful.
Short summary:  Excuses for not having answered earlier to a letter concerning a memoir the author had sent to the addressee, reasons for this - the author has just lost his son; sending of an obituary of a deceased colleague
Person:  Odier, Louis, 1748 (Genève)-1817 (Genève), Physician, Professor, author
Person:  Saussure, Horace Bénédict de, 1740-1799 (Genève), Physicist, Geologist, Professor, person referred to
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Institut National, Paris (Society)
COMMENTS
Comments:  Only fragments left of seal. Addressed to "Les Citoyens, qui composent la Classe des Sciences Physiques et mathématiques, de l'Institut National à Paris"
IMAGES
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