Item 5 - Letter from Robert Wilhelm Bunsen at [Marburg] to Professor Lyon Playfair

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GB 249 T-YOU/2/5


Letter from Robert Wilhelm Bunsen at [Marburg] to Professor Lyon Playfair


  • 28 April 1845 (Creation)

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Gives Playfair details of an experiment which has proved James Young correct. Asks Playfair to deal with the patent and pass on his best wishes to his London friends.

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  • German

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