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Language(s): French
Date: 1783
Subject: Expeditions
Type:Text
Genre: Essays
Extent: 127 pages
Description: This small leather bound volume contains an essay by APS member Joseph Mandrillon, prepared for the Académie des sciences, belles-lettres et arts de Lyon. The essay discusses the discovery of America, early exploration, and colonization. It is written in French. Joseph Mandrillon was a French businessman and writer elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1785. This essay was printed, with slight changes, in Le Spectateur américain ou remarques générales sur l'Amérique septentrionale et sur la république des Treize États-Unis (Amsterdam, 1784).
Collection: Recherches philosophiques sur la découverte de l'Amérique, 1783 (Mss.973.1.M31)