Papers of Thomas Thomson, 1773-1852, chemist 1834
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John J. Adam was a Scottish immigrant, member of Michigan legislature, holder of various state offices, regent and treasurer of the University of Michigan. From the description of [Diploma, granting to Ioannis Iohnstone Adam a degree in liberal arts] 1826 April 7. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34368441 John Baird Hunter was born in 1837 in Paisley, the son of an apothecary named William Hunter. Together with his older brother, William Munn Hunter...
Thomas Thomson was born in 1773. He received his MD from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1799. he contributed articles to Encyclopaedia Britannica, and published System of Chemistry, 1802 . He opened a chemical laboratory for instruction, which was said to be the first ever in England. he invented Alan's Saccharometer. He became a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1811 . After visiting Sweden in 1812, he published an account of his travels there. In 1817, he moved to Glasgow,...