Letter of Louis Vauquelin, René Desfontaines and Antoine-Laurent de Jussieu written to Louis de Freycinet, Paris, 1816 Dec. 18 [manuscript]. [1816]

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Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (France). Letter of Louis Vauquelin, René Desfontaines and Antoine-Laurent de Jussieu written to Louis de Freycinet, Paris, 1816 Dec. 18 [manuscript].

Letter of Louis Vauquelin, René Desfontaines and Antoine-Laurent de Jussieu written to Louis de Freycinet, Paris, 1816 Dec. 18 [manuscript]. [1816]

MS Acc10.185 comprises the official letter dated 18 December 1816 to Louis de Freycinet signed by the scientists Vauquelin, Desfontaines and Jussieu, professors of the Muséum d'histoire naturelle, Paris. The letter states their support for the collection of natural history specimens on the Uranie voyage and the appointment of a naturalist for this purpose.

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