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Paper, 'Menstruum to dissolve glass' by Mr Wray [John Ray]

Reference number: CLP/11i/10

Date: 1671


Paper regarding a solution to dissolve glass developed by Mr Fisher. Ray attempted to send partially dissolved glass to the Royal Society, but it turned into dust before he was able to send it.

Subject: Chemistry

Read to the Royal Society on 23 November 1671.

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John Ray

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John Ray, Paper, 'Menstruum to dissolve glass' by Mr Wray [John Ray], 1671, CLP/11i/10, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 30 November 2023

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