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Paper, 'De camphora thymi' by Casparo Neumanno [Caspar Neumann]

Reference number: CLP/11ii/29

Date: 05 March 1731


Paper regarding experiments on thyme camphor and whether or not the product produced when distilling thyme essential oil is a type of camphor. Neumann references the work of John Browne on the subject.

Subject: Chemistry

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'De camphora thymi. Auctore Casparo Neumanno, M. D. Chemiæ Profess. Berolin. & R. S. S'.

Written by Neumann in Berolini [Berlin, Germany]. Read at the Royal Society on 3 and 10 February 1732.

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05 March 1731
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48 pages

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Caspar Neumann

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