Item 52 - Letter from John G. Macvicar to [William Whewell]

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Letter from John G. Macvicar to [William Whewell]


  • 8 May 1860 (Creation)

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Bequest of William Whewell, 1866.

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Manse of Moffat - Has brought his researches to their simplest form and have now only one law to deal with instead of three; hopes Chemistry will adopt his views or those of a similar order before too long.

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      Tipped in before Macvicar's The first lines of science simplified, and the structure of molecules attempted (Edinburgh, 1860), shelfmark 267.c.80.23[8].

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