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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms fr-02441
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  225 x 185mm
Extent:  4 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 1 of 2
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-2b
Language:  French
Place:  Paris
Date:  1754-11-03
Short summary:  Suggesting to the addressee an exchange of minerals and shells in order to complete their collections
Person:  Daviel, Jacques, 1696-1762, Physician, Ophthalmologist, author ?
Person:  Davil, fl. 1754?, Naturalist, Mineralogist, author ?
Person:  Dávila, Pedro Franco, 1711-1786, Naturalist, author ?
Person:  Tessin, Carl Gustaf, 1695-1770, Politician, Diplomat, Collector, addressee
Person:  Linné, Carl von, 1707-1778, Physician, Naturalist, Botanist, Zoologist, person referred to
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 2 of 2
Type of element:  list
Extent:  3a-4a
Language:  French
Place:  s.l.
Date:  1754-10-08 (after)
Short summary:  List of minerals and specimens sent to Tessin
Title:  Mémoire de ce que j'ai envoyé à S. Ex. Monsieur le Comte de Tessin avec le Baron de Sparre ...
Person:  Daviel, Jacques, 1696-1762, Physician, Ophthalmologist, author ?
Person:  Davil, fl. 1754?, Naturalist, Mineralogist, author ?
Person:  Dávila, Pedro Franco, 1711-1786, Naturalist, author ?
Person:  Tessin, Carl Gustaf, 1695-1770, Politician, Diplomat, Collector, person referred to
COMMENTS
Comments:  Identity of the author uncertain. The most plausible is that the document is written by the naturalist Dàvila, who had a curiosity cabinet in Paris, but Erik Waller thought he had purchased an autograph by Daviel, as one can see from the note he wrote on the first page.
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