French physician. He invented the stethoscope in 1816, while working at the Hôpital Necker and pioneered its use in diagnosing various chest conditions (1781-1826). Autograph letter (end is missing). Paris. 4to. 4 pages. Narrowly written.
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Long letter to his father Téophile Laënnec „Mon cher papa“ in Quimper, about financial matters, the imposant country home Kerlouranec in Ploaré, that his father bought.