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Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent, 1743-1794 (French chemist)

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Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from Antoine Laurent Lavoisier to Joseph Black, 19 September 1789

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Identifier: Coll-16/IV/41-42
Scope and Contents Letter from Antoine Laurent Lavoisier, Paris to Joseph Black, dated 19 September 1789. The letter is about Lavoisier recommending Monsieur de Boullogne, a prospective student and also about his Traite elementaire de chimie (Elementary Treatise on Chemistry). The Lavoisier letters are printed in Report to the British Association, 1872 pp. 189-92.
Dates: 19 September 1789

Letter from Antoine Laurent Lavoisier to Joseph Black, 24 July 1790

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Identifier: Coll-16/IV/43-44
Scope and Contents Letter from Antoine Laurent Lavoisier, Paris to Joseph Black, dated 24 July 1790. The letter is about phlogiston, Lavoisier introducing Monsieur Terray "intendant de Lyon", bearer of the letter, who has come to Edinburgh with a French student. Lavoisier states that he hopes to visit Edinburgh himself, sometime. The Lavoisier letters are printed in Report to the British Association, 1872 pp. 189-92.
Dates: 24 July 1790

Letter from Antoine Laurent Lavoisier to Joseph Black , 19 November 1790

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Identifier: Coll-16/IV/45-46
Scope and Contents Letter from Antoine Laurent Lavoisier, Paris to Joseph Black, dated 19 November 1790. The letter is about Lavoisier wanting to publish Black's reply in Annales de Chimie. He also mentions Hugo Gillan (M. D. Edin., 1786) and his own experiments on respiration. The Lavoisier letters are printed in Report to the British Association, 1872 pp. 189-92.
Dates: 19 November 1790

Letter from Doctor James Lind to Joseph Black, 8 October 1784

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Identifier: Coll-16/II/198-199
Scope and Contents Letter from Doctor James Lind, Windsor to Joseph Black, dated 8 October 1784. The letter is about Lind enquiring about an experiment in "aerostation" by Black and Button c 1767. The letter mentions Antoine Laurent Lavoisier and James Watt. The item contains Black's draft reply.
Dates: 8 October 1784

Letter from Doctor James Lind to Joseph Black, 19 November 1784

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Identifier: Coll-16/II/226-227
Scope and Contents Letter from Doctor James Lind, Windsor to Joseph Black, dated 19 November 1784. The letter is about experiments by Priestley, Antoine Laurent Lavoisier and James Watt on inflammable air.
Dates: 19 November 1784

Letter from Doctor John Grieve Joseph Black, 6 October 1784

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Identifier: Coll-16/II/195-196
Scope and Contents Letter from Doctor John Grieve, Hertford to Joseph Black, dated 8 October 1784. The letter is about Lavoisier, Argaund, Bienvenu's flying machine, etc.
Dates: 6 October 1784

Letter from Professor John Walker to Joseph Black , c 1798

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Identifier: Coll-16/II/25-26F
Scope and Contents Letter from Professor John Walker to Joseph Black, undated, however watermark is dated 1798. The letter is about peat. Walker criticises Antoine Laurent Lavoisier's account of the principles of vegetables and praises Louis Bernard Guyton de Morveau' s nomenclature in chemistry, etc.
Dates: c 1798

Papers of Joseph Black and family

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Identifier: Coll-16
Scope and Contents 5 boxes of correspondence between himself and a variety of individuals (including James Watt, Prince Paul Dashkov, John Robison) and on a variety of subjects: linen bleaching, use of lime water, assays of ores, civic water supply, mineralogical specimens, absorption of heat etc 1 box of family letters between Black, his father and his brothers Samuel, George and Thomas ...
Dates: 1746-1799