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Letter from Gilbert Meason to Joseph Black, 21 August 1782

Identifier: Coll-16/II/178-179

Scope and Contents

Letter from Gilbert Meason, Edinburgh to Joseph Black, dated 21 August 1782. The letter is about sending water samples which were causing corrosion in a steam engine and it mentions James Watt. The item also include a draft report by Joseph Black.


  • Creation: 21 August 1782

Language of Materials



1 letter

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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