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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms fr-02541
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  241 x 182mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-2a
Language:  French
Place:  Clermont-Ferrand
Date:  1793-1796
Other type of date:  25 Ventôse
Comments to date:  The book he intends to publish, as mentioned in the letter, "Flore d'Auvergne", was indeed published in 1796.
Short summary:  Thanks to a colleague for a parcel. Complaining about the fact that he is under arrest, just because he is a priest, despite a petition signed by the physicians, surgeons and chemists of the town, and despite all his contributions to serve both the sciences and his fellow-countrymen. Begging the addressee to help him to get back his freedom and promising him to send him many plants if so happens.
Person:  Delarbre, Antoine, 1724 (Clermont-Ferrand)-1807, Physician, Naturalist, Clergyman, Botanist, author
Person:  Jussieu, Antoine-Laurent de, 1748-1836, Physician, Botanist, person referred to
Person:  Jussieu, Bernard de, 1699-1777, Naturalist, Botanist, person referred to
Subject:  History, French Revolution
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Delarbre, Antoine: Flore d'Auvergne, ou recueil des plantes de cette ci-devant province, (suivi de la Description du lac de Pavin), Clermont-Ferrand, 1796 (Book)
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Jardin du Muséum de Clermont-Ferrand (Institution)
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Société de médecine de Paris (Society)
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