George Ord notes, [n.d.], on the use of French verbs


Date: n.d. | Size: 1 Volumes, 1volume, ca. 150 p.


Excerpts from Voltaire and Rousseau used for examples.

Background note

George Ord was a naturalist and philologist; he was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1817.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 volume, ca. 150 p.


Received from Gregory B. Keen, 1900.

Custodial history:

Ord presented this volume to his cousin Gregory B. Keen.

Early American History Note

These two volumes contain transcriptions and notes in French and were used by Ord to help with his French language skills. One volume contains instructions on using French verbs. The examples used include excerpts from Voltaire and Rousseau.

Indexing Terms


  • Language Material


  • French language
  • Language and Linguistics