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Unpublished paper, 'The oxidation of carbon at ordinary temperature by means of atmospheric oxygen with the production of electrical energy' by Willard [Erastus] Case

Reference number: AP/74/7

Date: 1899

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Case undertakes an experimental investigation with the aim of establishing that carbon reduces ferric chloride solution to ferrous with the production of carbon dioxide; that ferrous chloride solution can be re-oxidised to ferric by atmospheric oxygen; and that platinum and carbon, when opposed to each other in ferric chloride solution, produce electrical energy with the oxidation of carbon to carbon dioxide.

Annotations in ink throughout. Includes eight photographs.

Subject: Chemistry

Received 25 April 1899. Read 15 June 1899. Communicated by W H [William Henry] Preece.

Reference number
AP/74/7
Earliest possible date
1899
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Ink on paper
Page extent
33 pages
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Typescript
Photograph

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Willard Erastus Case

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Willard Erastus Case, Unpublished paper, 'The oxidation of carbon at ordinary temperature by means of atmospheric oxygen with the production of electrical energy' by Willard [Erastus] Case, 1899, AP/74/7, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/ap_74_7/unpublished-paper-the-oxidation-of-carbon-at-ordinary-temperature-by-means-of-atmospheric-oxygen-with-the-production-of-electrical-energy-by-willard-erastus-case, accessed on 28 February 2024

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