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Collection Level Description: The Life of William Nicholson by his son William

Reference: MSS. Don. d. 175, e. 125
Title: The Life of William Nicholson by his son William
Dates of Creation: [1780-5], 1868-74
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: William Nicholson

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

William Nicholson was the son of William Nicholson the scientist (1753-1815).

Scope and Content

The life of William Nicholson (1753-1815), by his son William, 1868, with extracts in the same hand, 1874, from the minutes of the Chapter Coffee House Society, London, Dec. 1780-May 1785.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from Emil Offenbacher (New York), 1978, and given by B.A.F.

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Publication Note

See R.W. Corlass 'A philosophical society of a century ago', Reliquary 18 (1977-8), pp. 209-11.

Access Points

Nicholson | William | 1753-1815 | scientist and inventor

Chapter Coffee House Society | London

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