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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms fr-05001
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  218 x 167mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
Attachment:  seal
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-2b
Language:  French
Place:  Paris
Date:  1772-07-02
Short summary:  On the exaggerated rumour of the author's death and the effects caused by it; on the author's health and personal life; on helping the addressee in finding subscribers to a work of his; on a geographer who is working with the making of a "carte géométrique" of France
Person:  La Condamine, Charles-Marie de, 1701-1774, Mathematician, Explorer, author
Person:  Luc, Jean-André de, 1727-1817, Physicist, Geologist, Professor, addressee
Person:  Lalande, Jérôme de, 1732 (Bourg-en-Bresse)-1807 (Paris), Astronomer, person referred to
Person:  Swieten, Gerard van, baron, 1700 (Leiden)-1772, Physician, Physicist, Librarian, Professor, person referred to
Person:  Voltaire, 1694 (Paris)-1778 (Paris), Philosopher, Man of letters, person referred to
Person:  Boerhaave, Herman, 1668-1738, Chemist, Physician, Botanist, Professor, person referred to ?
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