Abade Correia da Serra

On the 6 de junho de 1750, Jose Correia da Serra was born in Serpa, Alentejo, south of Portugal.
He was also known as Abade Correia da Serra.
According to Thomas Jefferson, he was “the greatest collection, and best digest of science in books, men, and things that I have ever met with; and with these the most amiable and engaging character.”

source:
http://wiki.monticello.org/mediawiki/index.php/Jose_Correia_da_Serra

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