noted clock-maker (1751-1835). 4 autograph letters signed. N. p. (Small) 4to. Altogether 5¾ pp. on 7 ff. 2 letters with autogr. address.
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I) 10 January 1810, to E. Hutin, rue Neuve St Eustache, 32, sending him a copy of a letter he has received from the Bishop of Strasbourg (Jean Pierre Saurine, 1733-1819) concerning the non-payment of a debt by a third party to Janvier. - II: 21 February 1810, to the same. The affair has a defect; Janvier hopes to avoid a judgement. - III: 6 May 1815, to Jacques René Tenon (1724-1815, surgeon, Member of the Institute), concerning a vacancy in the section 'Mécanique' at the Institut. The sheet has been heavily scored through with a resulting ink-burn (with minor loss), running diagonally across the letter.