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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms de-01646
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  232 x 188mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
Attachment:  seal
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-1b, 2b
Language:  Latin
Place:  Berlin
Date:  1753-06-09 (doubtful)
Comments to date:  Month doubtful
Short summary:  Wishes for the addressee's quick recovery; information on the drought the present year and the number of plants that have been lost
Person:  Gleditsch, Johann Gottlieb, 1714 (Leipzig)-1786, Physician, Botanist, author
Person:  Maupertuis, Pierre-Louis Moreau de, 1698 (Saint-Malo)-1759 (Basel), Astronomer, Physicist, Philosopher, addressee
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Académie Royale des Sciences et des Belles Lettres de Berlin (Society)
COMMENTS
Comments:  Only fragments left of seal. Waller Ms de-01643-01646 were originally bound together.
IMAGES
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