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JULIEN Stanislas - Autograph Letter Signed 1846 regarding books from Macao

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Stanislas JULIEN (1797-1873)

Autograph Letter Signed (“Stanislas Julien”) to Monsieur Molins, regarding a shipment of books from Macao.
1½ pages 8vo in French, Paris, 2 February 1846.
Trans: “I have the honour to inform you that on 4 November 1845, my correspondent in Macao sent you three boxes of Chinese books for me, marked S.J. 1, 2, 3 on the Duke of Bronte, going to London, under Captain Barclay. Freight is charged at 4£5 per barrel of 50 cubic feet (I do not think that my three boxes will amount to one barrel).
My correspondent sent you on 26 November a bill of lading . . . and I received another copy by the same shipment. As the ship is not about to arrive soon, please tell Deyrat, when you next write to him if you have received the bill of lading. If not, I will send you mine. . . “
Stanislas Julien was one of the most eminent sinologists of the nineteenth century, holding the chair of Chinese language and literature at the Collège de France for over forty years. He is responsible for over thirty works, including treatises on the Chinese language, the cultivation of silkworms, Chinese porcelain and a French translation of the works of Lao Tzu.


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