Reference numberCB/1/4/38
Alternative reference numberBLA.G.10
TitleLetter from Madame Gautier to Charles Blagden, Brighton
Date1 March 1811
DescriptionThanks Blagden for his interest in her health. Is sure Blagden has heard about Cuvier's report on the progress in science in the past ten years in which discoveries of Gay Lussac and Thenard are honoured. Discusses the work of Humboldt on Mexico and asks if he is well known in England. Gives news of Count Rumford and his latest area of interest. Discusses Chateaubriand's work on his journey from Paris to Jerusalem. Relates family news.
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