|Title||Letter from Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford, Munich, to Cadel & Davies, Booksellers|
|Date||20 January 1797|
|Description||On Rumford sending them an essay by him entitled "On the Management of Fire and the Economy of Fuel" ("...which constains an account of all my researches and Experiments respecting heat...").|
Rumford also informs Cadel & Davies of essays he is currently writing on "Culinary processes and the contruction of fire-places" and on shoes ("A very humble subject...but...millions may be saved annually by the lower and midling classes in Great Britain by adopting the simple convenient and elegant improvements I shall propose in the Art of Shoe-making. I am now introducing them in the Bavarian Army").
With typed copy (3 sides)
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|NA8287||Thompson; Benjamin (1753 - 1814); Count Rumford; Physicist||1753 - 1814|