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Correspondence of Joseph Black I, 1754-1783

Identifier: Coll-16/I

Scope and Contents

Joseph Black corresponded with many people on social and professional matters. This series includes correspondence with James Watt (1736-1819), Lord Kames (1696-1782), James Hope Johnstone (1741-1816) and Lorenz Florenz Friedrich von Crell (1744-1816).

1 box of letters and related documents, chronologically arranged with index (1754-1783)


  • Creation: 1754-1783


Language of Materials

English mostly

Physical Description

1 box


From the Fonds: 1 metre


Letters currently numbered with folio numbers, individual or spans.

Note: Oversised items from this series are indexed here but physically located located within box Gen. 875.

Physical Location


Physical Description

1 box

Archivist's Note

Grant Buttars 25 January 2002

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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