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Letter from Professor John Walker to Joseph Black , c 1798

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.


  • Creation: c 1798


Language of Materials



1 letter

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