|Title||Unpublished letter, 'Observations on the changes which have taken place in some antient [ancient] alloys of copper' from John Davy to Sir Humphry Davy|
|Description||Davy describes his experiments and observations on ancient copper alloys from Greece, including a bronze helmet found in the sea, coins, and a mirror found in a tomb. He describes his physical and chemical examinations of the alloys. The manuscript is incomplete and stops mid-sentence.|
Received by the Royal Society on 20 June 1825.
|Physical description||Ink on paper|
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|NA3369||Davy; John (1790 - 1868); surgeon||1790 - 1868|
|NA8200||Davy; Sir; Humphry (1778 - 1829); chemist||1778 - 1829|