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Williamson recounts the results of a series of experiments on creosote.

Subject: Analytical chemistry

Received and read 15 June 1854. Communicated by Dr [William] Sharpey.

This paper was published in full in volume 7 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'On the constitution of coal-tar creosote'.

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June 1854
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Alexander William Williamson

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Alexander William Williamson, Paper, 'On the constitution of coal-tar creosote' by A W [Alexander William] Williamson, June 1854, AP/37/30, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 22 June 2024

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