Reference numberCB/1/4/39
Alternative reference numberBLA.G.11
TitleLetter from Madame Gautier to Charles Blagden, Royal Society, Somerset House, London
Date30 April 1811
DescriptionHas received seeds. M Cuvier sends his complements and thanks for the details Blagden sent about Lord Cavendish. Describes experiments with ice. Is sure Blagden has heard of Rumford's experiments with wheels. Discusses Chateaubriant and Humboldt and their writings on travel. This winter they have been reading a work by Madame de Flahaut. Gives news of her family and expresses her regard for Blagden.
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