A French Chemist, whose important discoveries in numerous branches of Physics and Chemistry, placed him in the foremost rank of science; he was distinguished especially by numerous aerial voyages for the observation of atmospherical phenomena, at great heights. [P. 23.]
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.