Pasteur, Louis

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Pasteur, Louis



Autograph letter signed



Autograph letter signed, 1/2 page, 4,5 x 7 inch, Arbois (eastern France), 25.08.1887, in French, reply letter to a gentleman in Paris - Louis Pasteur thanks his correspondent for a photograph with an homage, and writes about a hoped-for award by the King of Austria and Hungary, writtend and signed by Louis Pasteur in black ink "L. Pasteur", attractively mounted (removable) for fine display with a picture, shows Louis Pasteur as chemist (altogether 11,75 x 8,25 inch), with intersecting mailing folds and mild signs of wear to the upper right edge - in fine to very fine condition. In parts: "Monsieur, Je m'empresse de répondre à votre lettre du 20 août qui me parvient seulement ce matin. Je suis très flatté de recevoir le photographie de (illegible) et l`hommage flatteur qui y est joint ... Si j'aurais plaisir à recevoir une haute decoration de S. M. l'Empereur et Roi d'Autriche et Hongrie, que, dans ce cas, (illegible) parlerait en ma façon (?) à S. M... " Translated: "Sir, I hasten to reply to your letter of the 20th of August, which came to me this morning. I am very flattered to receive the photograph of (illegible) and the flattering homage attached to it ... If I am pleased to receive a high decoration from His Majesty the Emperor and King of Austria and Hungary, in this case (illegible) would speak in my own way to His Majesty..."

Additional Information

SKU 6024084
Profession French chemist and microbiologist renowned for his discoveries of the principles of vaccination, microbial fermentation and pasteurization
Year of birth 1822
year of death 1895
Size in inch (1 inch = 2.5 cm) 4,5 x 7 (altogether 11,75 x 8,25 inch)
Condition fine to very fine
Type of Autograph letters
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