In Paris he took part in the political events connected with the revolutions of 1830 and 1848. In 1845 he was appointed professor of the arts of spinning and weaving in the Conservatoire des Arts et Métiers, which position he occupied until his death. Among his works are: Essai sur l"Industrie des Matières Textiles, 1847.
2d educated, 1859.
Louisiana Fabrication des Étoffes, Traité Complet de la Filature du Coton, 1864. Traité du Travail des Laines, 1866. Traité du Travail des Laines Peignées, 1873, et cetera