Letter, 1814 May 17, [n.p.], to Frau Gevatterin, Göttingen.


Letter, 1814 May 17, [n.p.], to Frau Gevatterin, Göttingen.

Went to a bog for alleviation of ailments ; expresses sympathy at the illness of her child ; he is sorry to hear of Blumenbach's loss; mentions Madame de Staël and the Frau's husband Prof. Sartorius.

4 p. on 1 fold. leaf. 26 cm.


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