Joseph Johnson

John Bugg (ed.), The Joseph Johnson Letterbook

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137. To Fenwick Skrimshire, 24 June 1803

June 24

Wrote to Dr. Skrimshire of Kettering offering 40£ for the copyright of his Popular Essays in Chemy to sell at 5/8 not more than 6.s in bds.1

Text: JJLB 65v. Unpublished. This is a summary note of Johnson's letter.

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1 Skrimshire's A Series of Popular Chymical Essays, Containing a Variety of Instances of the Application of Chymistry to the Arts and Manufactures was originally published in 1802. This edition was printed by the Philanthropic Society and sold by J. White. The work appeared under Johnson's imprint in several subsequent editions.
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