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Paper, 'An account of R Boyle's way of examining waters as to freshnes and saltnes' by Robert Boyle

Reference number: CLP/6/51

Date: 30 October 1863

Description

Boyle shares methods for examining the freshness and saltiness of water.

Subject: Salinity / Chemistry / Hydrology

Read to the Royal Society on 17 February 1691

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of the Honourable Robert Boyle's way of examining waters as to freshness and saltness'

Reference number
CLP/6/51
Earliest possible date
30 October 1863
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
12 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Robert Boyle

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Robert Boyle, Paper, 'An account of R Boyle's way of examining waters as to freshnes and saltnes' by Robert Boyle, 30 October 1863, CLP/6/51, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_6_51/paper-an-account-of-r-boyles-way-of-examining-waters-as-to-freshnes-and-saltnes-by-robert-boyle, accessed on 22 July 2024

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