Patron saint of Lapeirousia

Jim McKenney
Fri, 03 Feb 2012 17:39:50 PST

Leo wrote: "I have a hunch it was
Philippe-Isidore Picot de Lapeyrouse the natural philosopher,

and not

Jean-François de Galaup, comte de Lapérouse, the explorer who vacationed
in Maui, Hawaii."

You're right about the person in question, Leo, but we had already established that thanks to the information provided by Mark Mazer, 

At this point, for me at least, the question is which spelling is proper: Lapeyrousia or Lapeirousia?

Jim McKenney

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