Edward Piggott letterbook, 1802-1806 1802-1806

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Edward Piggott letterbook, 1802-1806, 1802-1806

Edward Piggott letterbook, 1802-1806 1802-1806

This volume was kept while Piggott was imprisoned by Napoleon at Fontainebleau. Subjects mentioned include astronomy, comets, and botanical gardens.

1.0 Volume(s), 1 volume, 16 p.

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