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Paper, 'On an easier mode of procuring potassium than that which is now adopted' by Smithson Tennant

Reference number: PT/8/30

Date: 1814

Description

Eight manuscript pages and one plate showing the setup of the glass tube used in procuring potassium from iron and potash.

Subject: Chemistry

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On an easier mode of procuring potassium than that which is now adopted'.

Read 23 June 1814.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 1, 1832.

Reference number
PT/8/30
Earliest possible date
1814
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Ink on paper
Page extent
9 pages
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Manuscript

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Smithson Tennant

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Smithson Tennant, Paper, 'On an easier mode of procuring potassium than that which is now adopted' by Smithson Tennant, 1814, PT/8/30, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_8_30/paper-on-an-easier-mode-of-procuring-potassium-than-that-which-is-now-adopted-by-smithson-tennant, accessed on 26 February 2024

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