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Copy of a paper about experiments with sap from trees by John Beale

Reference number: EL/B1/52

Date: 1669

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Experiments concern the ascent and descent of sap in different varieties of trees; how to obtain the greatest amount of sap from a tree; using the sap in brewing. Beale recounts similiar experiments, particularly concerning birch, carried out by Dr Jackson. Beale poses a number of questions speculating about what the findings would be if the experiments were carried out with maple
1 figure shows how to draw liquid from birch

Reference number
EL/B1/52
Earliest possible date
1669
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Ink on paper
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16 pages
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Manuscript

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John Beale

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John Beale, Copy of a paper about experiments with sap from trees by John Beale, 1669, EL/B1/52, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_b1_52/copy-of-a-paper-about-experiments-with-sap-from-trees-by-john-beale, accessed on 23 April 2024

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