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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms fr-04698
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  244 x 185mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-1b, 2b
Language:  French
Place:  s.l.
Date:  1824-02-19
Short summary:  Discussion on the author's French translation of Huygens' "Horologium oscillatorium"; on the possibilities of founding an "École royale d'horologerie"
Person:  Janvier, Antide, 1751-1835, Mechanician, Clock-and-watch maker, author
Person:  Arago, Dominique-François, 1786 (Estagel)-1853 (Paris), Astronomer, Physicist, Politician, addressee
Person:  Huygens, Christiaan, 1629-1695, Mathematician, Physician, person referred to
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Huygens, Christiaan, Horologium oscillatorium, sive De motu pendulorum ad horologia aptato demonstrationes geometricæ, Parisiis, 1673. (Book)
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