Lot 367: Chaptal, Jean-Antoine

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Lot 367: Chaptal Jean-Antoine: (1756-1832) French Chemist. L.S., J Chaptal, Two Pages, 4To, Paris, 21 Germinal An 11 (April 1803), To Citizen Justin Lamoureux, On The Printed Stationery Of The Secretary Of The Statistics Office, In French. Chaptal States That He Has Received His Correspondent'S Letter And Their Memoir Which Serves As A History Of The Meurthe Area, Commenting 'It Is As Good A Means Of Encouraging Talent As Of Honouring Those Who Have Given Themselves In The Service Of Their Country, By Which They Have Contributed To The Progress Of Knowledge. I Don'T Doubt That Your Compatriots Are Unaware Of The Value Of Your Work, Or That Emulation Is Not A Motive For Those Who Enter Into The Career, In The Way That It Is A Matter Of Honour For Those Who Have Experienced It'. With Integral Address Leaf (A Few Small Tears And Minor Areas Of Paper Loss). About Vg] International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction September 2015 Saturday, 26th September 2015 Estimate: £100-150
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