Collection: Benjamin Thompson Rumford letters

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Benjamin Thompson Rumford letters

Rumford Mss 800329
Identifier: Mss 800329


Letters from Sir Count Benjamin Thompson Rumford of London to Sir Joseph Banks of London discussing Thomas Garnett's errors in attributing Volta's discoveries to the French; includes draft of Rumford's statement for Garnett to read before the Royal Institution.


  • 1800-05-29 - 1800-05-30


Language of Materials

In English.

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.03 linear ft. (1 envelope) ; 23 cm.


Volta, Alessandro Giuseppe Antonio Anastasio, conte, 1745-1827, Garnett, Thomas 1766-1802, Banks, Joseph Sir bart., 1743-1820

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