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Guide to the William Henry papers, 1806-1834

Summary

Three signed letters: William Hey, surgeon, writes to William Henry about calculi; Henry invites scientist Michael Faraday on request of the Committee of the Manchester Royal Institution to give a course of lectures on chemistry; Henry replies to Thomas Thompson's request for advice on how to dispose of the minerological collection of his brother-in-law, and mentions geologist William Buckland.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.10535
Title
William Henry papers
Date
1806-1834
Creator
Henry, William, 1774-1836
Extent
3 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Three letters. William Hey, surgeon, writes William Henry about calculi. In a signed letter from 1831, Henry invites Michael Faraday on request of the Committee of the Manchester Royal Institution to give a course of lectures on chemistry. Informs him, however, that the Institution may not be able to supply all of the desired laboratory equipment. In the last letter, Henry replies to Thomas Thompson's request for advice on how to dispose of the minerological collection of his brother-in-law, William Phillips, and mentions geologist William Buckland.

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William Henry papers, 1806-1834, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Historical Note

English physician and chemist.


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Provenance

Source unknown

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Finding aid derived from MARC record using DukeMARC2EAD-HOMproject.xsl, December 2014. Additional information on Faraday letter added by Paula Jeannet.

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General note

Forms part of the Trent Manuscripts Collection.