Carnot, Lazare

SKU: 6034066

Price:
Sale price$244.34

Description

Letter signed, one page, 8 x 11 inch, Paris, 7.11.1794, in French, as a member of the welfare committee of the "Comité Surveillance du département de la Seine inérieure à rouen" with the recommendation of a chemist's article on the means of collecting a large amount of saltpetre in France, signed by Lazare Carnot in black ink "Carnot" - additionally signed by Claude-Antoine Prieur, attractively mounted (removable) for fine display with a portrait picture of Lazare Carnot (altogether 16,5 x 11,75 inch), with browning along the upper edge, and three small holes to the lower left corner - in fine condition.

In parts:
"...Nous avons reçu, Citoyens, avec votre lettre Le mémoire du citoyen Desraisilles, chimiste, et l`avis du citoyen Eudel, sur les moyens de recueillir en France une grande quantité de Salpetre nous examinerons ces piéces avec L`attention qu`inspire leur objets...."

Translated:
"...We have received, Citizens, with your letter the memoir of citizen Desraisilles, chemist, and the opinion of citizen Eudel, on the means of collecting a large quantity of Salpetre in France - we will examine these pieces with the attention that their objects inspire ...."

Further Information on the person

Profession:
(1753-1823) Organizer of Victory in the French Revolutionary Wars, was a French politician, engineer, and mathematician.

Year of Birth: 1753

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