Reference numberMS/710/54
TitleLetter from Thomas Charles Hope, Buchanan House, Stirlingshire, to Robert Were Fox
Date8 October 1830
DescriptionApologises for his tardy reply in their correspondence on metallic veins and stresses the importance of gathering data to aid miners. He does not agree with Fox that speculation on the topic should cease, however. Discusses Fox's objections to the igneous hypothesis of Hutton and requests further examples of variations between the contents of mineral veins and the rocks through which they run.
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NA3547Hope; Thomas Charles (1766 - 1844); chemist1766 - 1844
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