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Manuscript from the Régie des poudres [Gunpowder Administration]

  • 1791
  • Antoine Laurent Lavoisier
    Paris
  • 28 cm H
  • Edelstein Rarebook Room
  • Neville Rare Book Collection
  • RGNb10501964

Description

Le Faucheux (c.1720-1792) was the senior administrator involved with the foundation of the Gunpowder Adminstration in 1775.  His signature is joined on this document by that of his son Le Faucheux Desaunois, and Lavoisier.

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