Reference numberMS/743/1/17
TitleLetter from George Wilson, Elm Cottage, Melrose, to John [Hall Gladstone]
Date3 September 1856
DescriptionProtests against Gladstone's 'letter for letter' demand. Recommends Professor Syme and Professor Simpson as cancer specialists. He has not read Gladstone's last paper. Notes Spiller as a possible assistant for Gladstone. Draws Gladstone's attention to James Clerk Maxwell's papers on colour in the Royal Society of Edinburgh's Transactions. Assesses Clerk Maxwell's work and his contact with the scientist, remarking that 'he is a great genius'.
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8259Maxwell; James Clerk (1831 - 1879); physicist1831 - 1879
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