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Joseph Jérôme Le Français de Lalande letters to Mme. Dupiery

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 530
Scope and Contents Materials include thirty-three letters written from de Lalande to Mme. de Piery discussing his work, the current political situation, and personal matters. Portions of three letters have been excised, possibly because of their political content. Some items are not dated, others are dated using the calendar adopted by the French following the Revolution (1789-1792) with no attempt to correlate these dates with the Gregorian calendar. All items handwritten, some signed. All but one...
Dates: 1779-1806

Joseph Jérôme Le Français de Lalande letter to Mme. Dupiery, [1795] May 23

 Item — Folder: 3
Identifier: Vault MSS 530 Item 7
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lalande in Paris to Mme. Dupier in Marceil on May 23. Lalande is named the Director of the Observatory upon returning from Burcei in which he went to go a visit an organization. Lalande also remarks on the rising of the Jacobins again in Paris and the rise of tarrifs as a result of the Jacobins. Lalande is informed by the embassador of Sweden, that the peace between Spain was made with a treaty in Holland. Lalande also discusses the embarking of Beauchamps from Constantinople.

Dates: [1795] May 23

Joseph Jérôme Le Français de Lalande letter to Mme. Dupiery, [1788?] August 26

 Item — Folder: 3
Identifier: Vault MSS 530 Item 1
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lalande in Richmond to Mme. Dupiery in Mareil on August 26. The letter contains mostly intimate and personal correspondence. However the wrapper includes the information of Lalande being at the Richmond Academy and working with the students there on the topics of astonomy and chemistry.

Dates: [1788?] August 26

Joseph Jérôme Le Français de Lalande letter to Mme. Dupiery, [between 1804 and 1806]

 Item — Folder: 3
Identifier: Vault MSS 530 Item 8
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lalande in Paris to Mme. Dupiery in Soissons. The letter is without a date. The letter is a simple, intimate correspondence with Mme. Dupiery. However he does include a note on writing for more funds for his work. Also, Lalande mentions that he has meet the Emperor twice.

Dates: [between 1804 and 1806]

Joseph Jérôme Le Français de Lalande letter to Mme. Dupiery, [1795] February 14

 Item — Folder: 3
Identifier: Vault MSS 530 Item 2
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lalande in Paris to Mme. Dupiery in Montmorency on February 14. Letter to Mme. Dupiery describes a new lunar discovery by Lalande. Lalande describes "ciel lunaire phenomenon asser rare". In addition, Lalande mentions M. Gohier, director of the French Directory, as a friend to astronomy.

Dates: [1795] February 14

Joseph Jérôme Le Français de Lalande letter to Mme. Dupiery, [1795] March 22

 Item — Folder: 3
Identifier: Vault MSS 530 Item 3
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lalande to Mme. Dupiery on March 22. Lalande writes that he has arrived at the Gohier home in safety with an agreeable voyage. The Madame received him with good hospitality and his voyage left him with an appetite.

Dates: [1795] March 22

Joseph Jérôme Le Français de Lalande letter to Mme. Dupiery, [1795 March?]

 Item — Folder: 3
Identifier: Vault MSS 530 Item 4
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lalande to Mme. Dupiery. Lalande begins by asking pardon for his long break in correspondence. He makes that statement that he is lazy and busier than Mme. Dupiery. Lalande desribes that the song of the nightingale is Dupont in Douai, France. In addition he writes about how his continuing communication with the English is amicable. He also writes of a new muse in Mad. Joliveau.

Dates: [1795 March?]

Joseph Jérôme Le Français de Lalande letter to Mme. Dupiery, [1779] April 1

 Item — Folder: 3
Identifier: Vault MSS 530 Item 5
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lalande in Paris to Mme. Dupiery in Marceil. Lalande writes Mme. Dupiery on April 1 to set up a visit between them. He finds the date of April 24, 1779 to be the most favorable for this visit. He also writes about the Conventions efforts, saying they will soon be able to produce and reproduce. He also mentions that Beauchamps has arrived to prepare for his voyage to Arabia, and that Beauchamps is a nominee for Consul Mascate.

Dates: [1779] April 1

Joseph Jérôme Le Français de Lalande letter to Mme. Dupiery, [1779] April 28

 Item — Folder: 3
Identifier: Vault MSS 530 Item 6
Scope and Contents Letter from Lalande in Paris to Mme. Dupiery in Marceil on April 28. The letter is signed by Lalande with the subtitle: College of France. It begins with intimate details and warm affections. Then Lalande informs Mme. Dupiery that he will return to the office, but he has sent the wools with M. Sequi. On Wednesday he will depart to Orleans. He also includes information about an Isaac, who was innoculated on Tuesday at midnight with a disease. Lalande writes that he will be returning to the...
Dates: [1779] April 28