Description

    Louis Pasteur Autograph Letter Signed. One page with blank integral, 5.25" x 8"; Paris; January 18, 1874. A brief letter (in French) sending the address to his laboratory at the École Normale Supérieure. A laboratory of physiological chemistry had been created there in 1867 at Pasteur's request, and he served as its director until 1888. Signed "L. Pasteur." The recipient's name appears at lower left, but is unintelligible.

    Condition: Single horizontal mail fold, with three sets of pinholes, not affecting any text. Light creasing throughout, small rust stain on verso from a previously used paper fastener.


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    19th Thursday
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