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Shelfmark:  Waller Ms gb-01643
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  237 x 196mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-2b
Language:  English
Place:  Edinburgh
Date:  1801-06-08
Short summary:  Comments on the tour abroad of the addressee and on Mr. P. Prévost; the suitability of going to Geneva for young men to be sent to the continent; on a coming visit of Mr. Pictet to Edinburg; on a coming work of the author
Person:  Stewart, Dugald, 1753 (Edinburgh)-1828 (Edinburgh), Mathematician, Philosopher, Professor, author
Person:  Marcet, Alexander John Gaspard, 1770 (Genève)-1822 (London), Physician, Physical anthropologist, addressee
Person:  Hall, James, Sir, 4th baronet, 1761-1832, Chemist, Geologist, person referred to
Person:  Prévost, Pierre, 1751-1839, Physicist, Philosopher, person referred to
Person:  Robertson, William, 1721-1793, Historian, person referred to
Person:  Pictet, Marc-Auguste, 1752-1825, Physicist, Politician, Meteorologist, person referred to ?
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Account of the life and writings of William Robertson ... Read before the Royal Society of Edinburgh. STEWART. Dugald, ROBERTSON. William. D.D., the Historian, London, 1801. (Book)
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