Reference numberNLB/70/382
Alternative reference numberNLB/70 p201
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [James Riddick] Partington; East London College, Mile End Road, E.1.
Date18 March 1927
DescriptionGives Professor [James Riddick] Partington permission to photograph pages from [Henry] Cavendish's manuscript memoir 'Experiments on Air' (1784), in Partington's new book 'The Discovery of the Composition of Water'.
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