Murry T

General Information
Last Name: 
Murry
First Name: 
Thomas
Gender: 
Male
Date First Recorded: 
1759
Date Last Recorded: 
1787
Countries Active In: 
UK
Austrian Netherlands
France
Towns and Regions Active In: 
London
Brussels
Honfleur
Amiens
Activities and Career
Active in Chemistry: 
Yes
Career: 
Notes on Career: 
-1759: commercial agent for Manufactories of copperas and involvement in a sulphuric acid works, possibly in London. In 1781 he claimed 30 years of experience in manufacture of copperas, sulphuric and nitric acids and that he had directed various works under his company's name for 20 years. 1759-70: acid works in Brussels. 1774-87: partner in chemical works in Honfleur. 1781, in Paris, requested permission to set up a copperas factory in Amiens, to which he then added sulphuric and nitric acids--tests carried out. His partners refused funding and the venture did not proceed--litigation between them until 1787.
Notes: 
9/8/81: Academie d'Amiens; d'Hervillez and Lapostolle, 'Rapport et examen chymique de la Couperose, de' Huile de Vitriol et des Eaux Fortes de M. Murry.'
Primary Sources: 
Detailed Reference: 
C 359; D148
Secondary Sources: 
Detailed Reference: 
pp. 8, 15