Letter of Barthélemy Faujas-de-Saint-Fond written to Louis de Freycinet, St. Fond, Montélimar, 1804 June 11 [manuscript]. [1804]

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Faujas-de-St.-Fond cit. (Barthélemy), 1741-1819. Letter of Barthélemy Faujas-de-Saint-Fond written to Louis de Freycinet, St. Fond, Montélimar, 1804 June 11 [manuscript].

Letter of Barthélemy Faujas-de-Saint-Fond written to Louis de Freycinet, St. Fond, Montélimar, 1804 June 11 [manuscript]. [1804]

MS Acc10.186 comprises the handwritten letter dated le 23 prerial an 12 (i.e. 11 June 1804) from Barthélemy Faujas-de-Saint-Fond to Louis de Freycinet, welcoming his safe return from the Baudin expedition to Australia. He laments Baudin's command of the expedition, lauds the important observations and specimens collected, and acknowledges the work of the late astronomer Francois Venier during the voyage.

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Baudin, Nicolas, 1754-1803

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French navigator and explorer. From the description of Papers [manuscript]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225756888 Nicolas Baudin, navigator and explorer was given command by the Institut de France, of an expedition to complete the cartography of New Holland. Baudin died in Mauritius in 1803. From the description of Papers [manuscript]. 1800-1913. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225821473 Nicolas Thomas Baudin, 1754-1803, was bor...

Freycinet, Louis Claude Desaulses ˜deœ 1779-1842

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Cartographic surveyor and naturalist. In 1800 Louis de Freycinet joined an expedition under Nicolas Baudin to explore the south and south-west coasts of Australia in the ships Naturaliste and Geographe. He commanded an expedition to circumnavigate the globe and conduct research into the shape of the Earth, meteorology and terrestrial magnetism, sailing from Toulon in September 1817 in L'Uranie with his wife Rose, who secreted herself aboard. He set up an observatory at Shark Bay and charted the ...

Faujas-de-St. -Fond, cit. (Barthélemy), 1741-1819

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French geologist and traveller. Barthélemy Faujas-de-Saint-Fond was appointed assistant naturalist to the Muséum d'histoire naturelle by Louis XVI, and became the first professor of geology at the Jardin des Plantes in 1793. He had a close connection with the Freycinet family and was a friend of Sir Joseph Banks. From the description of Letter of Barthélemy Faujas-de-Saint-Fond written to Louis de Freycinet, St. Fond, Montélimar, 1804 June 11 [manuscript]. [1804] (Libraries Austr...