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Guide to the Henri Dutrochet Letter, 1838, May 26, Noroy, [France], to Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Paris

Summary

ALS. English translation available. Informs Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire that his present research relates to the heat generated by plants. Dutrochet measures this energy with a thermo-galvanometer, which Becquerel has taught him to use. Thanks Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire for informing him about recent events at the Academy and hopes that such inappropriate scenes will not recur, as they are detrimental to the reputation of the Academy. Comments upon the possible confirmation of the theory that swallows hibernate.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.10431
Title
Henri Dutrochet letter, Noroy, [France], to Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Paris
Date
1838, May 26
Creator
Dutrochet, Henri, 1776-1847
Extent
1 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in French

Collection Overview

ALS. English translation available. Informs Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire that his present research relates to the heat generated by plants. Dutrochet measures this energy with a thermo-galvanometer, which Becquerel has taught him to use. Thanks Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire for informing him about recent events at the Academy and hopes that such inappropriate scenes will not recur, as they are detrimental to the reputation of the Academy. Comments upon the possible confirmation of the theory that swallows hibernate.

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Henri Dutrochet Letter, 1838, May 26, Noroy, [France], to Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Paris, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Historical Note

French physiologist.


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Provenance

Goodspeed's Book Shop, purchase, 1969

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Processed by: Rubenstein Staff

Finding aid derived from MARC record using DukeMARC2EAD-HOMproject.xsl, December 2014

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General note

Forms part of the Trent Manuscripts Collection.