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Reference numberMS/377/1/48
LevelItem
TitleLetter from Archibald Geikie, Geological Survey of Scotland, Edinburgh, to [William Fletcher] Barrett
Date20 January 1874
DescriptionBarrett's note found them at the fireside reading Mrs Somerville's Memoirs. He has looked at both Tyndall's lecture and Barrett's paper and notes Tyndall's acknowledgements, but none are to Barrett. Comments also that Tyndall does not actually claim the discovery of making use of sensitive flame. Urges Barrett to be cautious.
Extent4p [incomplete]
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA6174Geikie; Sir; Archibald (1835 - 1924)1835 - 1924
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