Papers. 1815-1850.


Papers. 1815-1850.

Letters from Arago, including A.L.S. to Berthier, Milne-Edwards, Oersted, an A.L.S. recommending Bruslé for a professorship, and an A.L.S. mentioning Annales de chimie; manuscripts, including a fragment of a eulogy for Volta; and A.D.S. acknowledging receipt of books from Lubbock, Wheatstone, and Huot in Arago's position as secrétaire perpétuel de l'Académie royale des sciences; in French and English.

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