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Two letters from C.M. de la Condamine

 Single Item
MS. Eng. misc. c. 882, fols. 185-186

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  1. (fol. 185) letter to Voltaire, n.d.
  2. (fol. 186) letter to D'Alembert, 1761, with copy of D'Alembert's reply on the verso

Dates

  • 1761

Extent

2 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • French

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. c. 882, fols. 185-186].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. c. 882, fols. 185-186

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 22107

Abstract

Two letters from C.M. de la Condamine

Biographical / Historical

Charles Marie de la Condamine (1701-1774) was a French explorer, geographer and mathematician.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased Sotheby's, 16 May 1978, lots 193 and 194.
Title
Two letters from C.M. de la Condamine
Status
Published
Author
EAD version 2022 by C. McIlwaine
Date
EAD version 2022
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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