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Subject: Chemistry

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An account of a late discovery of asbestos in France: In a letter to the Rev. Tho. Birch, D. D. Secretary to the Royal Society, from Mr. Turberville Needham, F. R. S'

Read 5 June 1760

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17 May 1760
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2 pages

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John Turberville Needham

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John Turberville Needham, Letter, 'Of a late discovery of asbestos' from John Tuberville Needham to Thomas Birch, 17 May 1760, L&P/4/17, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 23 July 2024

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