Letter from Henry Brougham (later Baron Brougham and Vaux), Edinburgh to Charles Blagden, London

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                                Edin. September 15th - 95

Sir
   I received in course of post your very obliging letter and take this opportunity of returning my thanks for your very kind offer to present my Paper, at the same time that I apologize for having so long delayed sending it. That you will have the goodness to peruse it, is all I can ask; for I can scarce allow myself to hope that any one will take the trouble of repeating the experiments, still less of going thro' the calculations, of which I have only given the results, as they themselves would fill a volume, and as the labour I have undergone with them for the space of 2 months, is what I would not again undergo, were I certain of being rewarded by coming at those very conclusions, to which they lead. I must however beg it as a favour of you, that if you lay the paper before the Society, you will take the trouble of
                            
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CB/1/2/192
Series
CB
Date
1795
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Letter from Henry Brougham (later Baron Brougham and Vaux), Edinburgh to Charles Blagden, London, 1795. From The Royal Society, CB/1/2/192

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