Autograph Letter Signed ‘Scheffer’, to Monsieur Le President de Gerrault[?], in the elegant phrases of the time, soliciting his vote. In French. A fine one page example 9 x 7 inches, with the integral address leaf. Paris, 30 December 1754. Henrik Teofilus Scheffer (1710-1759), Swedish physician and botanist, author of Chemical Lectures, Essai sur l’art de la teinture (1787 and later editions), studied under Celsius and Brandt at Upsah and Stockholm, and made experimental studies of alloys of platinum.