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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms fr-06115
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  200 x 155mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-2b
Language:  French
Place:  Paris
Date:  1780-04-26
Short summary:  His experiments on light have been checked by some members of the Académie, but the promised report, recognizing Marat as the author of these discoveries, has not been written yet. To avoid the appropriation sout of his experiments by others, he wants the Académie to present them the coming saturday.
Person:  Marat, Jean-Paul, 1743-1793 (Paris), Revolutionary, Physician, Politician, Journalist, Printer, author
Person:  Maillebois, Yves-Marie Desmarets, comte de, 1715-1791, Officer, Politician, person referred to
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Académie des sciences, Paris (Society)
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Marat, Jean-Paul: Découvertes de M. Marat,... sur le feu, l'électricité et la lumière, constatées par une suite d'expériences nouvelles..., Paris, 1779 (Book)
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Marat, Jean-Paul: Découvertes [de M. Marat] sur la lumière, constatées par une suite d'expériences nouvelles..., Londres ; Paris, 1780 (Book)
COMMENTS
Comments:  The Académie will disown Marat's work at the session of May 10, 1780.
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