Letters to Cadell & Davies, London. 1795-1797.
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Scientist and inventor; lived in New Hampshire; also known as Sir Benjamin Thompson Rumford. From the description of Family papers, 1747-1852. (New Hampshire Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70963873 Rumford, an applied physicist and inventor, as well as a soldier of fortune, and philanthropist, was born in Massachusetts, but after siding with the British in the American Revolution, lived mostly in England, Bavaria, and France. He studied heat, gunpowder, coo...
The British publishing and bookselling firm of Cadell & Davies was established in 1793 as a joint partnership between Thomas Cadell (1773-1836) and William Davies (d. 1820). The pair inherited the business from Cadell's father, Thomas Cadell the elder (1742-1802), and carried on his legacy as a leader of the London book trade. After Davies's death in 1820, Cadell began publishing under his own name. The firm was dissolved in 1836 when Cadell died, although sale of the remaining copyrights an...