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.
The life of William Nicholson by his son William
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- Dates of Creation1780-5, 1868-74
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- Language of MaterialEnglish.
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Administrative / Biographical History
William Nicholson was the son of William Nicholson the scientist (1753-1815).
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Bought from Emil Offenbacher (New York), 1978, and given by B.A.F.
Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
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See R.W. Corlass 'A philosophical society of a century ago', Reliquary 18 (1977-8), pp. 209-11.