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A sighting in Manila

A letter from Jean Baptiste Mongez to the Baron de Servieres reported an apparent sighting of the La Perouse expedition at Manila. Confusingly, one of the naturalists in La Perouse's crew was called Jean-Andre Mongez. It is not clear whether these men were related.

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