FARADAY, MICHAEL (1791-1867) English chemist and physicist; know for his contributions to the fields of electromagnetism and electrochemistry. Attractive Autograph Letter Signed, “M. Faraday”. One page, octavo. “Royal Institution”, 8 February 1841. In extremely fine condition. Faraday writes to “S. Hall, Esq.”
“Dear Sir, I am very much indebted to you for the copy of your letter to Mr. Murray, which I shall read with great pleasure. The other copy shall go to the Library today. Ever your obdt servant, M. Faraday.”
A fine, one page example from this important scientist of the 19th century, for whom the unit of electrical capacitance, the ‘Farad” is named.