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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms fr-01781
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  233 x 177mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-1b
Language:  French
Place:  Huningue
Date:  1800-05-08
Other type of date:  18 Floréal an VIII
Short summary:  Message sent by telegraph to the minister of war on behalf of the Major-General of the Rhenish army, to inform him about a successful battle in Moskirch
Person:  Moreau, Jean, 1763-1813, General, Officer, author
Person:  Chappe, Pierre-François, 1765-1834, Engineer, Postal official, signed by
Person:  Carnot, Lazare, 1753 (Nolay)-1823 (Magdeburg), Physicist, Politician, Engineer, Poet, addressee
Subject:  Engineering, History
COMMENTS
Comments:  Engraved illustration showing Mercury carrying the telegraph
IMAGES
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