Lot #270
Humphry Davy Autograph Letter Signed

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Estimate: $200+


Chemist and inventor (1778-1829) best known for his discoveries of several alkali and alkaline earth metals, as well as contributions to the discoveries of the elemental nature of chlorine and iodine. ALS, one page both sides, 7.5 x 9.5, December 18, 1815. Handwritten letter to a gentleman, in part: "I beg you will offer my hearty thanks to the London Philosophical Society for the honour they have done me in electing me an honorary member." In fine condition, with a small rusty paperclip impression to the top edge, and minor paper loss along the hinge.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Animation
  • Dates: #620 - Ended November 10, 2021

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