Reference numberMS/710/58
TitleLetter from James F W Johnston, Durham University, to Robert Were Fox, Falmouth
Date16 May 1835
DescriptionStates his intention to emulate Fox's Cornish experiments on the electric condition of mineral veins in local lead mines and asks for advice on how to guard against errors. Gives news of the unsuccessful bid for the Allen mineral collection, which has been bought by a Manchester gentleman for £1,600.
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5942Johnston; James Finlay Weir (1796 - 1855)1796 - 1855
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