Reference numberCB/1/4/76
Alternative reference numberBLA.G.37
TitleLetter from Elizabeth Grey, Fallodon to Charles Blagden, Kings Road, Bedford Row, London
Date8 June 1784
DescriptionThanks Blagden for his promise to send dissertations on the "Congelation of Quicksilver", "the late Philosophical discoveries are so wonderful, and curious, that I could almost imagine myself in a new World". Describes her thirst for information even at her advanced age. Hopes to see him in London in the winter as the General [her husband] as the severe weather in the country does not agree with him. Assures him that his time teaching Italian to his pupil were not wasted.
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