Pennington, Sir Isaac, c 1745-1817 (physician and chemist)
- Existence: c 1745 - 1817
Sir Isaac Pennington (1745-1817), physician and chemist, Professor of Chemistry, 1773, Regis Professor of Physic, 1793-1817; George Ashby (1727-1803), antiquary and writer.
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Sir Isaac Pennington: Letter to George Ashby, July 1781
27 July 1781, did not find in CUL several scientific books which Ashby requested he borrow for him; congratulations on Ashby's papers on 'the Ancient Fire'; read Sonnerat's Voyages with great pleasure; looks forward to completion of Captain Cook's Last Voyage, by King; Master of St. John's going to Isle of Wight for recuperation.