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Letter from James Watt to Joseph Black, 8 June 1788

Identifier: Coll-16/II/78-79

Scope and Contents

Letter from James Watt, Birmingham to Joseph Black, dated 8 June 1788. The letter is about two plated tea urns that Watt has sent, one for Black and the other for Hutton. In the letter, Watt also describes a device for measuring specific gravity and mentions Doctor Priestley.


  • Creation: 8 June 1788


Language of Materials



1 letter

Repository Details

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