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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms fr-04552
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  206 x 134mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
Condition:  Bad. Pieces has been sticked together.
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-2b
Language:  French
Place:  s.l.
Date:  1866 (after)
Short summary:  Request for being awarded the Légion d'Honneur. As he does not want people to think that it would be a favour, he writes himself the note to be published if he is awarded, where the minister is said to have made the request for him. He sends his works and hopes that the minister will recognize him as a benefactor of humanity, especially for what he has done during the epidemics of 1854, 1865 and 1866.
Title:  Lettre du docteur Achille Hoffmann de Paris à Monsieur Jules Simon Ministre de l'instruction publique et des cultes
Person:  Hoffmann, Achille, 1804-1879, Physician, Homeopath, author
Person:  Simon, Jules, 1814-1896, Politician, Philosopher, Minister, addressee
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Hoffmann, Achille: L'Homoeopathie exposée aux gens du monde et réfutation des objections que font contre elle ses détracteurs, Paris, 1834   (Book)
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Hoffmann, Achille: Dernier coup porté au choléra, Paris, 1866 (Book)
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