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Author: Duhamel du Monceau, M.; Auguste-Denis Fougeroux de Bondaroy; Jethro Tull
Edition/Format:   Archival material : French
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Principally on botany and agriculture, this collection includes many manuscripts on trees, shrubs, and plants of different species, copies of botanical essays by others, and essays on fruit trees by Auguste Denis Fougeroux de Bondaroy (1732-1789). Also notes and drafts for the latter's revision of Duhamel's "Traité des Arbres et Arbustes."
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Genre/Form: Essays
Sketches
Named Person: Mathurin-Jacques Brisson; Louis Jean Marie Daubenton; W Derham; John Evelyn; Jean François Gauthier; Augustin Felix Elisabeth La Gallissonnière, Comte de; Chrétien Guillaume de Lamoignon de Malesherbes; Louis Noailles, duc de; Pliny, the Younger.; Alexander Russell; Emer de Vattel
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Duhamel du Monceau, M.; Auguste-Denis Fougeroux de Bondaroy; Jethro Tull
OCLC Number: 122474004
Notes: The collection has been described in part by Gilbert Chinard, "Recently Acquired Botanical Documents," American Philosophical Society Proceedings 101 (1957): 508-522.
The collection has also been described by Joseph Ewan, "Fougeroux de Bondaroy (1732-1789) and his Projected Revision of Duhamel du Monceau's "Traité" (1755) on Trees and Shrubs. I. An Analytical Guide to Persons, Gardens, and Works mentioned in the Manuscripts," American Philosophical Society Proceedings 103 (1959): 807-818.
Description: 18 v. and 20 boxes (8 linear ft.).

Abstract:

Principally on botany and agriculture, this collection includes many manuscripts on trees, shrubs, and plants of different species, copies of botanical essays by others, and essays on fruit trees by Auguste Denis Fougeroux de Bondaroy (1732-1789). Also notes and drafts for the latter's revision of Duhamel's "Traité des Arbres et Arbustes."

This collection also includes miscellaneous essays, sketches, and memoranda on bones of birds and animals, electricity, poisons, steam engines, ventilation, temperature and air pressure, mathematics, paleontology ("Observations sur les os d'éléphants fossils"), chemistry, metallurgy, entomology, architecture, taxidermy ("Méthode pour empailler les oiseaux").

Also included in this collection are lists of plants; notes on England, Canada, Mexico, China; notes of reading in Pliny the Younger, John Evelyn, Alexander Russell, William Derham, and others. There is correspondence (ca. 170 pieces) with Duc d'Ayen (Duc de Noailles), Louis J. M. Daubenton, Mathurin-Jacques Brisson, Jean François Gauthier, Comte de La Gallissonnière, Chrétien Guillaume de Lamoignon de Malesherbes, and Emer de Vattel.

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