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Cumming, James, 1777-1861 (chemist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1777 - 1861

Biography

James Cumming (1771-1861), Professor of Chemistry, an independent discoverer of thermo-electricity

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

 Series

James Cumming : Letter about Cambridge Experimental Science, 1841

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9563/59
Scope and Contents

Letter to ___ SYDNEY, 1841, on experimental science at Cambridge; with description and sketch of Volta's lamp.

Dates: 1841
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