Reference numberCB/1/1/227
Alternative reference numberBLA.B.133
TitleLetter from Claude Louis Berthollet to Charles Blagden
Date31 August 1808
DescriptionThanks Blagden for sending him scientific news, believes that it would be wise to stop sending seeds as the last packet did not arrive. Thanks him for sending Dalton's work and discusses what he has written on Lavoisier and the evaporation of water. Has been reading Davy's paper on the analysis of ammonia and discusses variation between Davy's results and those of his son. Discusses translation of Thomson's work by Riffault. Discusses health of Gay Lussac and thanks Blagden for his advice that he sent. Thinks that Allen and Pepys work on respiration is very important he has also been experimenting in this area. Chenevix read his letter from Blagden to him.
Extent1 sheet
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8126Berthollet; Claude Louis (1748 - 1822); Count1748 - 1822
NA7195Gay-Lussac; Joseph Louis (1778 - 1850)1778 - 1850
NA3179Allen; William (1770 - 1843)1770 - 1843
NA7547Pepys; William Hasledine (1775 - 1856); surgical instrument maker and natural philosopher1775 - 1856
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