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Jean François de Galaup (Comte) de la Pérouse (1741–1788)

Letter, 3 July 1783

HI Archives collection no. 25
Folder file

La Pèrouse, Jean-Franc de Galoup
Engraving is marked: G. B. Bosio – D. K. Bonatti
HI Archives portrait no. 1

Biographical and content note
Jean François de Galaup (Comte) de La Pérouse (1741–1788) was a French botanist and navigator. This letter, dated 3 July 1783, Paris, to an unknown person, claims that a greater sum was owed to La Pérouse for passengers he brought home in L’Astree and L’Engageante after his Hudson’s Bay Expedition in 1782. Two pages, bound into a volume by a previous owner. In French.

Other resources
Individual portraits of this subject are available from the Hunt Institute portrait collection. Thumbnails of the individual portrait holdings are available as a PDF for research purposes. For publication-quality images, contact the Archivist to place an order.

Biographical citations for this subject are available from the Hunt Institute biographical collection as a PDF.

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