Oct 22, 2015 - Sale 2394

Sale 2394 - Lot 104

Price Realized: $ 625
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(SCIENTISTS.) GAY-LUSSAC, LOUIS JOSEPH. Autograph Letter Signed, "Gay-Lussac / Member of the Royal / Academy of Science," to the Minister of the Interior, in French, endorsing the request of an acquaintance ("Mr. Lenoir") for a scholarship for his son to attend the School of Arts and Crafts in Chalons, and explaining that Mr. Lenoir is a "man of quality in misfortune." 2 pages, 4to, with integral blank; contemporary docketing at upper left recto, some ink burn to text at upper edge, moderate bleedthrough (but still legible), horizontal fold. Paris, 12 March 1830