Reference numberMS/710/29
TitleLetter from Andrew Crosse, Broomfield near Taunton, to Robert Were Fox, Falmouth
Date29 October 1836
DescriptionGiving news of his experiments in creating rhomboidal crystals of zinc carbonate and many other types of crystal, describing his method in each case. Notes a brief meeting with Professor Wheatstone, a 'mighty talented individual'. Describes an experiment on the voltaic action of water for which Wheatstone has promised to procure a delicate instrument.
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