Reference numberCB/1/4/10
Alternative reference numberBLA.F.4
TitleLetter from W Farr, Royal Hospital, Plymouth to Charles Blagden
Date16 November 1783
DescriptionThanks Blagden for his entertaining letter. Gives his opinion of aerostatic balloons as more for amusement than utility. The experiment of Mr Cavendish is new to him and most curious and important. Discusses a medical paper he has received by Dr Clare on the use of a mercurial ointment. Discusses his plans for a pond in his garden for gold and silver fish and for a fountain ("jet d'eau")
Extent1 sheet
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA4867Farr; William (- 1809) - 1809
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