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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms fr-07355
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  233 x 176mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-2a
Language:  French
Place:  Marseille
Date:  1785-03-25
Short summary:  The author's interest in natural history has made him accept a position as priest at "La compagnie d'Afrique" and he now humbly requests the (financial) support and aid of the government in order to purchase more easily the help he needs during his travels; sending of a short treatise on insects
Person:  Poiret, Jean-Louis-Marie, 1755-1834, Natural historian, Explorer, Botanist, author
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Compagnie d'Afrique (Institution)
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Dissertation sur la sensibilité des insects, précédée de quelques onservations sur la mante (Book)
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Journal de physique (Periodical)
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