Formerly Professor of Belles Lettres in the Old University of Paris; member of the Academy of Sciences; more recently Professor of Mineralogy, at the Museum of Natural Sciences; celebrated for his new system of Christallographical Arrangement on Geometrical Principles; his treatises on his favorite pursuits are numerous and highly esteemed. [Pp. 21-22.]
Catalogue of the National Portrait and Historical Gallery, Illustrative of American History. Formerly belonging to Peale's Museum, Philadelphia, now exhibiting at Independence Hall, on Fourth Street, between Walnut and Vine, Cincinnati. Incorporated by Act of General Assembly. Cincinnati: Gazette Company Print. 1852.