Papers, ca. 1770s-1875.

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Fabbroni, Giovanni Valentino Mattia, 1752-1822. Papers, ca. 1770s-1875.

Papers, ca. 1770s-1875.

This collection includes letters from, and drafts of letters to, scientists, artists, musicians, soldiers, political figures, and court personages throughout Europe, especially Italy and France. Topics covered range from personal and social affairs to agriculture, botany, geology, natural history, coinage, museum management, politics, weights and measures, current affairs.

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Von Humboldt, Alexander, 1769-1859

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Born in Berlin, Germany, and educated at the universities of Frankfurt and Göttingen, Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) was one of the most prominent European figures of his age. His fame largely derived from his scientific expedition in Latin America between 1799 and 1804, which resulted in numerous discoveries, particularly related to physical geography and meteorology. Notably, he spent 1803 in New Spain (present day Mexico) conducting a census of the territory. Source: Alexander von ...

Brugnatelli, Luigi-Vincenzo, 1761-1818

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Raspe, Rudolf Erich, 1737-1794

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Writer, mineralogist; author of Baron Munchausen's Narrative of his Marvellous Travels. From the description of Letter : Inverness, Scotland, to George Dempster, 1789 Nov. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78380924 From the description of Letter : Inverness, Scotland, to George Dempster, 1789 Nov. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702148300 ...

Gallini, Stefano, 1756-1836

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Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834

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Charles Nicoll Bancker was a merchant and financier. From the guide to the Charles Nicoll Bancker family papers, 1733-1894, 1733-1894, (American Philosophical Society) The Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834) was a French patriot who enlisted in the Continental Army with the rank of Major-General. He was second-in-command to General Washington. He also participated in the French Revolution until 1790 when he was forced out of the country under the rule of the Jacobi...

Saunders, William, 1743-1817

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Epithet: MP British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000386.0x00022b English physician and chemist. From the description of Note, undated, [between 1800-1817]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35328995 Epithet: of Plymouth British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000492.0x000075 Epithet: MP; of Add MS 46290 ...

Penrose, Thomas, 1742-1779

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Epithet: Reverend British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000149.0x000206 ...

Priestley, Joseph, 1733-1804

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Joseph Priestley was an English clergyman, political theorist, and physical scientist whose work contributed to advances in liberal political and religious thought and in experimental chemistry. He is best remembered for his contribution to the chemistry of gases. He relocated to Northumberland, Pa. From the description of Joseph Priestley papers, 1777-1835. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 53101438 Priestley and Vaughan, amongst others, founded...

Fabbroni, Leopoldo

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Boscovich, Ruggero Giuseppe, 1711-1787

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Rudjer Josip Boskovic was a mathematian and natural philosopher. Croation by birth, he spent most of his life in Rome and Milan, but also lived briefly in Paris and London. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1730-1786]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173466252 Italian mathematician and natural philosopher. From the description of Ruggero Giuseppe Boscovich papers, 1711-1787. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 84912805 ...

Forster, Georg, 1754-1794

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Sir Joseph Banks was an English naturalist and president of the Royal Society. From the guide to the Sir Joseph Banks papers, 1766-1820 (bulk), 1766-1820, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Venturi, Giovanni Battista, 1746-1822

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Botta, Carlo, 1766-1837

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Targioni Tozzetti, Ottaviano, 1833-1899

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Magalhães, João Jacinto de (1722-1790).

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João Jacinto de Magalhães was born in the Portuguese town of Aveiro on November 4, 1722. He is better known to the English-speaking world by the name he published most of his works under, Jean-Hyacinthe Magalhães . He claimed to be a descendant of the Portuguese explorer, Fernão Magalhãaes (Ferdinande Magalhães, c. 1490 - 1521). At the age of eleven Magalhães went to an Augustinian monastery in Coimbra in which he spent the next twenty years living and studying, first as a novice an...

Deleuze, J. P. F. (Joseph Philippe François), 1753-1835

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Epithet: French Naturalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000267.0x000279 ...

Thiébaut de Berneaud, Arsenne (1777-1850).

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Tessier, M. (Alexandre-Henri), 1741-1837

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Grégoire, Henri, 1750-1831

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French bishop and politician. From the description of Passport signed by him as president of the convention nationale : Paris, issued to citizen Maure, 1792 Nov. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270511055 Député du clergé aux états généraux de 1789, l’abbé Grégoire (1750-1831) contribua à l’union du bas-clergé et du tiers et proposa, le 4 août, l’abolition du droit d’aînesse. Il fut le premier à prêter le serment de fidélité à la Constitution civile du clergé (novembre 179...

Raddi, Giuseppe, 1770-1829

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Court de Gébelin, Antoine, 1725-1784

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La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt, François-Alexandre-Frédéric, duc de, 1747-1827

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French philanthropist and author. From the description of Voyage dans les États-Unis d'Amérique fait en 1795, 1796 et 1897: manuscript, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71061796 Francois-Alexandre-Frédéric de La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt was born into a distinguished French noble family which had strong ties to King Louis XIV. He was educated as a literary collector, but at the age of sixteen left school to join the army. By age twenty-three he was marr...

Solander, Daniel Charles, 1733-1782

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Epithet: botanist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000349.0x000072 Swedish botanist who accompanied Cook on the Endeavour voyage of 1768-1771. From the description of Letter [manuscript] : Rio de Janeiro, to Carl von Linne. 1768. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225744866 Peter Collinson (1694–1768) was an English merchant and botanist. He was a partner in his father’s...

Wedgwood, Josiah, 1730-1795

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Sir Joseph Banks was an English naturalist and president of the Royal Society. From the guide to the Sir Joseph Banks papers, 1766-1820 (bulk), 1766-1820, (American Philosophical Society) English potter. From the description of Letter in autograph of Alexander Chisholm, signed : Etruria, to Thomas Wedgwood, 1787 Dec. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270589238 Epithet: of Add MS 35536 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Perso...

Savi, Gaetano, 1769-1844

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Fabbroni, Giovanni Valentino Mattia, 1752-1822

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Italian scientist. From the description of Correspondence, 1775-1863. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84331787 Sir Joseph Banks was an English naturalist and president of the Royal Society. From the guide to the Sir Joseph Banks papers, 1766-1820 (bulk), 1766-1820, (American Philosophical Society) Fabbroni was an Italian naturalist and director of the Mint in Florence. From the description of Papers, ca. 1770s-1875. (American Philosophical Soc...

Crell, Lorenz.

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Grimaldi, Gabriella 20. Jh.

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Banks, Joseph, 1743-1820

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José Francisco Correia da Serra was a Portuguese scholar, naturalist and diplomat. From the guide to the José Francisco Correia da Serra letters, 1810-1823, 1810-1823, (American Philosophical Society) English naturalist From the guide to the Sir Joseph Banks letters, 1802, 1803, 1804, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Scientist and explorer. President of the Royal Society. From the description of Letters and pa...

Vassilli-Eandi, Antonio Maria, 1761-1825.

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Thunberg, Carl Peter, 1743-1828

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Forster, Johann Reinhold, 1729-1798

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Gallerio, Giorgio.

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Whitehurst, John, 1713-1788

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Potocki, Jan, hrabia, 1761-1815

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Jan Potocki, a Polish historian, archeologist, and short-story writer, was born into the Polish aristocracy. Highly educated, he was fluent in French and regarded it as his second language. He served as an adviser to Catherine the Great and Alexander I, who appointed him head of a scientific mission to China in 1805. In the 1950s Roger Caillois discovered Potocki's Manuscrit Trouvé à Saragosse, a collection of exotic-erotic stories. From the description of Manuscrit trouvé à Sara...

Mazzei, Filippo, 1730-1816

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Filippo Mazzei was a Florentine diplomatic agent and author. From the description of Letterbook, 1788-1792. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122440380 From the description of The comprehensive microfilm edition of his papers, 1730-1816. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 86138584 From the description of Correspondence, 1788-1791, from Stanisław II August, King of Poland. (American Philosophical Society Library)...

Amoretti, Carlo, 1741-1816

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Kauffmann, Angélica 1741-1807

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Swiss painter. From the description of Letter : to Georgiana Keate, 1794. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 82972878 Swiss-born historical painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Rome, to John Thane, 1784 Nov. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270489596 ...

Charles, Jacques Alexandre César 1746-1823

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Lalande, Joseph Jérôme Le Français de, 1732-1807.

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Joseph Jérôme Le Français de Lalande was a French astronomer. From the description of Voyage d'un François en Italie, fait dans les années 1765 & 1766. 1769. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122488799 French astronomer; teacher at the Collège Royale in Paris; compiler of navigational and astronomical tables and author of astronomy texts and other books on the history of mathematics and astronomy. From the description of Lett...

Aldini, Giovanni, 1762-1834

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Santi, Giorgio

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Sacco, Luigi, 1769-1836

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Humboldt, Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1767-1835

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German philologist and diplomat. From the description of Autograph letters signed (11) : Rome, to Giovanni Fabbroni [Fabroni], 1806 Jan. 25-1811 Sept. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269542916 ...

Fontana, Felice, 1730-1805

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Croation by birth, mathematian and natural philosopher, Rudjer Josip Boskovic spent most of his life in Rome and Milan, but also lived briefly in Paris and London. From the guide to the Ruggero Giuseppe Boscovich papers, [ca. 1730-1786], Circa 1730-1786, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Smithson, James, 1765-1829

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Anisson-Dupéron, Alexandre-Jacques-Laurent 1776-1882

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Arcet, Jean-Pierre-Joseph d', 1777-1844

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Ingenhousz, Jan, 1730-1799

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Sir Joseph Banks was an English naturalist and president of the Royal Society. From the guide to the Sir Joseph Banks papers, 1766-1820 (bulk), 1766-1820, (American Philosophical Society) Jan Ingenhousz was a plant physiologist and scientist. From the description of Letterbook, 1774-1793. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122474070 From the description of Correspondence, 1766-1797. (American Philosophical Society Library). Wor...

Davy, Humphry, Sir, 1778-1829

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English physician and natural philosopher. From the description of Papers, 1817-1829. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35007362 Epithet: natural philosopher British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x00030a English chemist. From the description of Letter, 1810 May 22, to John MacMurray. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122644626 From the description of Autograph lette...

Favi, Francesco

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Cuvier, Georges, baron, 1769-1832

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French naturalist. From the description of Letter signed : Paris, to C. F. Hammer, at the University of Strasbourg, 1825 Mar. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270537914 From the description of Letter signed : Paris, to the Chevalier Brunacci, 1813 Oct. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270537948 From the description of Autograph letter signed : postmarked Paris, to M. Coquerel, 1828 Oct. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270527192 Naturalist. ...

Bristol, Frederick Hervey, Earl of, 1730-1803

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Title: 4th Earl of Bristol British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000411.0x000043 ...

Dandolo, Vicenzo, 1758-1819.

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