Collection: Benjamin Thompson Rumford letters

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Benjamin Thompson Rumford letters

Rumford Mss 793528
Identifier: Mss 793528


Sixty-six items from Count Benjamin Thompson Rumford to Lady Palmerston describing travel in Italy, France, German; life in the Bavarian court; references to his experiments with heat, his work in poor-relief, Anglo-French politics; details of his marriage settlement with Mme. Lavoisier. Numerous notables of the period mentioned.


  • 1793-09


Language of Materials

In English.

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.01 linear ft. (1 envelope) : 66 items


Pitt, William 1759-1806, Rumford Sarah Thompson, countess, 1774-1852, Rumford, Marie Anne Pierrette Paulze Lavoisier, comtesse de, 1758-1836. Adams, John, Pres. U.S., 1735-1826. Adams, John Pres. U.S., 1735-1826. Washington, George, Pres. U.S., 1732-1799. Nogarola, Mary, countess. Pictet, Marc Auguste, 1752-1825. Pictet, Marc Auguste, 1748-1820. Nubtim Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 1st earl of, 1751-1814. Baumgarten, Sophia. Devonshire, Georgiana Spencer Cavendish, duchess of, 1757-1806.Kalb, Laura, baroness de. Chichester, Thomas Pelham, 2nd earl, 1756-1826. Karl Theodor, Elector of Pfalz-Bayern, 1724-1799. Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821. Wilberforce, William, 1759-1833, Royal Society of London. Bavaria - History - 1777-1918. Italy - Desctiption and travel - 1501-1800. Great Britain - Social Life and customs - Consulate and Empire, 1799-1815. France - History - Revelution, 1789-1815. Europe - Politics and government - 1789-1815. Palmerston, Mary Mee Temple, viscountrdd, d.1805.

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