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Paper, 'De experimento probandi spiritum vini gallici, perquam usitato, sed revera falso et fallaci' by C [Caspar] Neuman [Neumann]

Reference number: CLP/11ii/9

Date: 1724

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Neumann outlines an experiment to distinguish the spirit of wine from malt spirits, a test often used by merchants or dealers in French brandy.

Subject: Chemistry

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'De experimento probandi spiritum vini gallici, perquam usitato, sed revera falso et fallaci'.

Written by Neumann in Berolini [Berlin, Germany]. Read to the Royal Society on 9 December 1725.

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CLP/11ii/9
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1724
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14 pages
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Manuscript

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Caspar Neumann

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Caspar Neumann, Paper, 'De experimento probandi spiritum vini gallici, perquam usitato, sed revera falso et fallaci' by C [Caspar] Neuman [Neumann], 1724, CLP/11ii/9, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_11ii_9/paper-de-experimento-probandi-spiritum-vini-gallici-perquam-usitato-sed-revera-falso-et-fallaci-by-c-caspar-neuman-neumann, accessed on 17 June 2024

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