MILLER, William Allen. 11434

£35

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Autograph Letter Signed, to Monsieur Boutigny [Pierre Hipployte Boutigny, Professor of Chemistry at Evreux], sending him a ticket for an exhibition of chemical products, provided by Mr. Waring, laboratory director at Apothecaries Hall. In French. 1½ pages 7 x 4½ inches, tipped on to part of an album page, in good condition. King’s College London, 13 June 1850. William Allen Miller FRS (1817-1870), scientist. He was educated at King’s College London and upon the death of John Frederic Daniell succeeded to the Chair of Chemistry at King’s. Although primarily a chemist, the scientific contributions for which Miller is mainly remembered today are in spectroscopy and astrochemistry, new fields in his time. The crater Miller on the Moon is named after him.