Papers. 1803-1832.


Papers. 1803-1832.

Twelve A.L.S. to various correspondents including Delambre, Duméril, Prony, and Wiegman, 7 A.D.S. including 1 addressed to Van Rensselaer, 1 autograph card, and 1 page of notes ; in French.

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