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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms ch-00417
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  237 x 194mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a, 2b
Language:  French
Place:  Genève
Date:  1808-03-27
Short summary:  Thanks for a sample of the mineral "laumonite"; excuses for not sending any sample in return, due to the fact that nothing can be sent to the addressee that he does not already have; introducing the bearer of the letter with hopes that the addressee will show him the cabinet of the École des mines
Person:  Saussure, Nicolas Théodore de, 1767-1845, Chemist, Geologist, Naturalist, author
Person:  Gillet de Laumont, François-Pierre-Nicolas, 1747 (Paris)-1834 (Paris), Mineralogist, addressee
Person:  Rive, Charles-Gaspard de la, 1770-1834, Chemist, Politician, Professor, person referred to
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