Miscellaneous French material [manuscript]. 1792-1840.


Miscellaneous French material [manuscript]. 1792-1840.

Letter from Corneille Cornelisz (1792) to Jean Isac Rhenius containing meteorological information on New Holland-New Guinea area, mentioning Chrétien Van Veerden, Guillaume Udemanus, Jean Arnout Voltelen, Nicholas Acher, Bernard Herb and Marinus van Vlaanderen. Biographical information about Duperrey, hydrographer on "La Coquille" with L. de Freycinet; Bérard, hydrographer under Duperrey and Anne Chrétien Louis de Hell, concerning charting of Corsica. Extract from "Athenaeum", 1838, re. Polar expedition of D'Urville. Beautemps-Beaupré - document re. charting of Santa Cruz by Carteret, and by D'Entrecasteaux. Recommendation to the Academy of Gauttier, Frederic Lutké, William Fitzwilliam Owen, James Clark Ross and Baron de Wrangle.

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