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JOHN DALTON TO HIS FORMER SCHOOL MASTER,  JOHN FLETCHER, THE PERSON WHOM ENCOURAGED DALTON’S EARLIEST INVESTIGATIONS AND HIS STUDY OF MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE

DALTON, JOHN.  (1766-1844).  British chemist, physicist, and pioneer meteorologist; best known for introducing the atomic theory into chemistry, and for his research into color blindness, sometimes referred to as Daltonism;   published “On the Absorption of Gases by Water and other Liquids” (first read as a lecture on 21 October 1803, first published in 1805) — which contained his law of partial pressures now known as Dalton’s law.   Exceedingly Scarce Autograph Letter Signed, “John Dalton”.  Two full pages, quarto.  Manchester, February 9, 1822.  Fine condition.  

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