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Paper, 'An experiment of spirit of wine in a vessell exhausted of air' by Dr [Jonathan] Goddard

Reference number: CLP/4i/11

Date: 1663

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Experiment of wine in an airtight vacuum vessel, done to estimate the strength of the spirit of wine by comparing its weight with that of water.

Subject: Chemistry

Read to the Royal Society on 23 March 1663

Reference number
CLP/4i/11
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1663
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Ink on paper
Page extent
4 pages
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Manuscript

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Jonathan Goddard

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Jonathan Goddard, Paper, 'An experiment of spirit of wine in a vessell exhausted of air' by Dr [Jonathan] Goddard, 1663, CLP/4i/11, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_4i_11/paper-an-experiment-of-spirit-of-wine-in-a-vessell-exhausted-of-air-by-dr-jonathan-goddard, accessed on 27 February 2024

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