Reference numberNLB/61/707
Alternative reference numberNLB/61 p404
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Gordon P. G. Hills Esquire; Fircroft, Cookham Dean, Berks
Date14 October 1921
DescriptionRegretfully informs Mr. Gordon P. G. Hills that they cannot help him with regard to the 'athanor furnace' of Peter Woulfe's, supposedly presented to the Society by Charles Hatchett. Notes that it is possible this happened, as Hatchett was a Fellow, however, there is no note of it in the Society's list of Instruments. Also corrects the year of Woulfe's death given in Mr Hills' letter from 1805 to 1803.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA758Woulfe; Peter (c 1727 - 1803)c 1727 - 1803
NA3037Hatchett; Charles (1765 - 1847); chemist and mineralogist1765 - 1847
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