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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms alb-13:032
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  226 x 186mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a - 1b, 2b
Language:  English
Place:  Edinburgh
Date:  1803-01-11
Short summary:  Asking that paper on the Reflection of light be returned to Lord Buchan preferably with the remarks of the addressee. The paper was originally intended for the Royal Society but is now about to be revised.
Person:  Brewster, David, Sir, 1781 (Jedburgh, Roxburgshire)-1868 (Melrose), Natural philosopher, Inventor, Academic administrator, author
Person:  Herschel, William, Sir, 1738 (Hannover)-1822 (Slough), Astronomer, Musician, addressee
Person:  Brougham, Henry Peter, 1st Baron Brougham & Vaux, 1778 (Edinburgh)-1868 (Cannes), Lord Chancellor, person referred to
Person:  Erskine, David Steuart, 11th earl of Buchan, 1742 (Edinburgh)-1829 (Dryburgh), person referred to
Person:  Gregory, George, 1754-1808, Clergyman, Man of letters, person referred to
Person:  Boscovich, Ruggero Giuseppe, 1711-1787, person referred to ?
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Royal Society (Society)
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