Josiah Latimer Clark letter

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Address: Westminster Chambers, 11 Victoria Street, London SW. To Sydney Lupton. 'Your most delightful book of tables & constants is I presume on every table ...'. Writing in reply to a letter from Lupton, saying that he hopes to correct his own figures before long, since Lupton had referred him to an article by Professor [George Carey] Foster in Watts' Dictionary [of Chemistry].
Autograph, with signature.


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The books referred to in this letter are probably the following: S Lupton, 'Numerical tables and constants in elementary science' (1884); J L Clark 'A dictionary of metric and other useful measures' (1891); H Watts 'A dictionary of chemistry and the allied branches of science' (1863-1875). Copies of all of these volumes are available in the British Library.

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This letter was among the material originally acquired with MS699