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Paper responding to Caspar Neumann's paper on camphor (see CLP/11ii/8). Browne discusses in particular the differences between camphor and camphor thyme, recounting chemical experiments on the herbs.

Subject: Chemistry

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'De Camphora. Auctore Dno Joh. Brown, Chym. R. S. S'.

Read to the Royal Society on 27 January 1726.

Reference number
CLP/11ii/10
Earliest possible date
1726
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Ink on paper
Page extent
17 pages
Format
Manuscript

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John Browne

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John Browne, Paper, 'De camphora' by John Brown [Browne], 1726, CLP/11ii/10, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_11ii_10/paper-de-camphora-by-john-brown-browne, accessed on 16 July 2024

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