Reference numberMC/3/123
TitleLetter from Robert Rigg, 2 Chatham Place, Walworth Road, to the Marquis of Northampton, President of the Royal Society
Date9 December 1840
DescriptionRelaying correspondence with Samuel Hunter Christie, [Secretary of the Society] regarding Rigg's paper on the chemical and physiological composition of carbon and the causes of its formation and decomposition. Rigg rejects Christie's opinion on one of his paper and appeals to the Marquis for an examination of experiments. Christie had also made reference to [Justus von] Liebig's book on the application of carbon in agriculture and physiology.
[Appeal declined by Council on 17 December 1840.]
Access statusOpen
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA2868Rigg; Robert (1792 - 1861); chemist1792 - 1861
NA2272Compton; Spencer Joshua Alwyne (1790 - 1851); 2nd Marquess of Northampton1790 - 1851
NA2844Liebig; Justus (1803 - 1873)1803 - 1873
NA8168Christie; Samuel Hunter (1784 - 1865); mathematician1784 - 1865
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