Letter from Joseph Fourier to John Dalton
Acknowledges receipt of Dalton's "A New System of Chemical Philosophy" and the bill for the publication. the book was placed in the library of the Royal Academy of Beaux Arts.
Widely known for introducing the atomic theory into chemistry, Dalton was a noted English meteorologist and chemist. His research on meteorology resulted in its acceptance as a recognized science. He discovered his own color blindness through his botanical studies of flower hues which informed his research on color blindness.
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Fourier, Jean-Baptiste-Joseph. “Letter from Joseph Fourier to John Dalton,” October 8, 1827. Szymanowitz Autographed Letter Collection, Box 1. Science History Institute. Philadelphia. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/sn009x82q.
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