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Correspondence of Joseph Black IV, 1749-1799

Identifier: Coll-16/IV

Scope and Contents

Joseph Black corresponded with many people on social and professional matters. This series includes letters from John Walker, Baron de Montesquieu and Antoine Laurent Lavoisier.

32 letters and related documents, mostly chronologically arranged, with index (1749-1786).


  • Creation: 1749-1799


Language of Materials

English and French


1 box

Physical Location

Gen. 874, outsize material in Gen. 875 (505).

Archivist's Note

Grant Buttars 04 February 2002

Item descriptions keyed into ArchivesSpace by Stephen Willis in May-June 2020, using an older handlist.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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