Reference numberCB/1/1/221
Alternative reference numberBLA.B.130
TitleLetter from Claude Louis Berthollet to Charles Blagden
Date29 January 1808
DescriptionHas received Blagden's two letters that describe Davy's experiments ("les belles experiences de Mr Davy"). The Institute have given their annual prize for Galvanisation to Davy for his paper. They have welcomed these new experiments and have repeated them with success, they all take a lively interest in the illness of their young and illustrious author. In their results there was one that they have doubted - the decomposition of ammonia. Has sent his last letter to Mr Chenevix but has not seen him. Does not know if Blagden has received the volume of "Memoires [de Physique et de Chimie] de la Societé d'Arcueil" that he sent almost four months ago.
Extent1 sheet
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8126Berthollet; Claude Louis (1748 - 1822); Count1748 - 1822
NA8200Davy; Sir; Humphry (1778 - 1829); chemist1778 - 1829
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