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Unbound manuscript versions of papers published by the Royal Society in volume 100 of 'Philosophical Transactions' in 1810. Also includes a manuscript for Humphry Davy's Bakerian Lecture for 1810, published in the 1811 volume of Philosophical Transactions.

Includes some original illustrations and figures in various media (drawings, watercolours) in support of the papers.

Missing from this volume are the manuscripts for the following papers published in the 1810 volume of Philosophical Transactions:
'The Croonian Lecture' by William Hyde Wollaston (found in PT/5);
'Observations on the effects of magnesia, in preventing an increased formation of uric acid; with some remarks on the composition of the urine' by William Thomas Brande;
'Observations and experiments on pus' by George Pearson.

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Earliest possible date
November 1809 - November 1810
Physical description
Loose manuscript papers written in ink
Page extent
One box containing 13 papers and one letter

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Manuscripts of papers published in Philosophical Transactions, 1810, November 1809 - November 1810, PT/4, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 20 June 2024

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  • Philosophical Transactions

    Dates: 1802-1865

    The 'Philosophical Transactions' collection comprises manuscript versions of papers published in The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, the world’s first and longest continuously running journal dedicated to science.

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