Lot 538:
Alexandre-Charles de MONTGOLFIER (1737-1794) Letter signed in his capacity as councillor of the sénéchaussée du Haut-Vivarais
countersigned in the same capacity by 5 other people, addressed to Mr Gaillard, also a councillor of this sénéchaussée. S.l.n.d. 2 pp. in-4, address on the back with red wax stamp. Tear in the address sheet due to opening without damaging the text. Brother of the inventors Joseph and Etienne, Canon Alexandre-Charles de Montgolfier was also passionate about science: he tried to make hydrogen and thought about aerostation.
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