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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms fr-01782
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  360 x 244mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-2a
Language:  French
Place:  Paris
Date:  1803-08-22
Other type of date:  4 Fructidor an XI
Short summary:  Outline of the plans aiming to expand the telegraphic network, in order to link Lille to Saint-Omer and further to Boulogne, Lille to Brussels and eventually Boulogne to Calais and Dunkerque, and costs for the fulfilment of these plans
Person:  Chappe, Claude, 1763-1805, Physicist, Engineer, Inventor, author
Person:  Cretet, Emmanuel, 1747 (Pont-de-Beauvoisin)-1809 (Auteuil), Statesman, Politician, Minister, addressee
Subject:  Engineering
COMMENTS
Comments:  Engraved illustration showing Mercury carrying the telegraph
IMAGES
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