LAURENT (PIERRE) DE JUSSIEU (1792-1866). This miscellaneous writer, nephew of Antoine Laurent, was born at Villeurbanne, 7th February 1792. Simon de Xantua, on le marehand forain, Paris, 1818, reached fifteen editions, and has been translated into seven languages. He also wrote Sinzples notions de physique et d'histoire naturelle, Paris, 1857, and a few geological papers. He died in 1866.