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Reference numberMM/9/7
LevelItem
TitleLetter from Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford, Dover, to Sir Joseph Banks
Date21 September 1801
DescriptionRumford comments on his forthcoming journey to Calais in a neutral vessel in company with Marc Auguste Pictet. He adds that he he hopes to be in Munich in a fortnight and to return to London in December.

Rumford also comments on Dr Thomas Young ("a great acquisition") and Humphry Davy (he "may do very well, if he gets the better of his natural disposition to be idle and to procrastinate").

With typed copy (1 side).
Extent4 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8287Thompson; Benjamin (1753 - 1814); Count Rumford; physicist1753 - 1814
NA8116Banks; Sir; Joseph (1744 - 1820); naturalist1744 - 1820
NA7947Young; Thomas (1773 - 1829); physician, physicist and Egyptologist1773 - 1829
NA8200Davy; Sir; Humphry (1778 - 1829); physicist1778 - 1829
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