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HIS 103 RD BIRTHDAY.

Oar Parta oorreepondent writes under j date, September 30 : — M. Ohevreol rose , about 9 o'clock on his 103 rd birthday. He npf oared Id good health aud spirit*, and received Colonel Lemat, epecJially deputed by the National lustltate of Waahlngton to ofltar oongratalationa on the anolveraary. Namoroue vbi ors oalled at the residence of the distinguished veteran daring the day. Among others, a deputation froui the Acaiemy of Medlolno, apother from. Angers, M. Cbevreal'o native plooe, and many otbere, a'l of whom wore received .with much courtesy by M. Ohevreal the younger. , tjbttera and telegrams oamo from all parts of the world, among othera one from Dom Pedro, the.JEmperor of Brtz'l. Presents of fi )wers were aeut by the National Sooloty of Agrlonltare, and a splendid bouquet was cent In by the , gardeners of of the Jardin des Piantes.

A great dtmoastratlon was made at Angers before the houao la whioh M. Chevreal lived, la fha Rae des DaurHateß.

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HIS 103RD BIRTHDAY., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1994, 22 November 1888

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HIS 103RD BIRTHDAY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1994, 22 November 1888

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