Handwritten letter by Giovanni Antonio Giobert
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Giovanni Antonio Giobert, 1761-1834 was an Italian chemist and mineralogist after whom the mineral Giobertite has been named. He contributed to the development of eudiometry and agricultural chemistry.
The letter concerns a sample of indigo from Piedmont sent to the Count de Chanteloup who is Jean-Antoine-Claude Chaptal.
This is a letter written in French is dated August 16, 1812 from Giovanni Antonio Giobert to Count Chanteloup. It is written in black ink on an 8 x12 piece of paper that has been folded in half to provide four writing surfaces, of which only three have been used. Letter has a red postal stamp and postmark.
Source of acquisition--Jordon, Scott. Method of acquisition--gift ;; Date of acquisition--2016..
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