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Expedition of the Compte de la Perouse – Marceau French Historical Fiction Novel #histfic #hisfic

by on Nov.30, 2013, under French Historical Fiction

MarceauExcerpt from Marceau French Historical Fiction Novel, Thelma Benison, Author

 

Chapter Eight

“Our next item to our agenda concerns the continued funding of the  expedition of the Compte de la Perouse around
the world as appointed by our present King Louis XVI. We  have underwritten the cost and insurance for the Astrolabe and the Boussole both frigates equipped with full artillery as well as the scientific intruments for this expedition which include new sextants, watches and compasses as well as the insurance on the men. The expedition  led by the Compte de La
Perouse along with an astronomer, a botanist, several naturalists and illustrators…

Excerpt from Marceau – French Historical Fiction Novel, Thelma Benison, Author


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