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Letter, 'Experiments with the new phosphorus' from Giovanni Battista Beccaria to John Canton

Reference number: L&P/5/228

Date: 1771

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1 page in Latin, with 1 page with English translation.

Subject: Chemistry

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Letter from Mr. John Baptist Beccaria, of Turin, F. R. S. to Mr. John Canton, F. R. S. on his new phosphorus receiving several colours, and only emitting the same'

Read 11 April 1771

Reference number
L&P/5/228
Earliest possible date
1771
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Ink on paper
Page extent
4 pages
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Manuscript

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Giovanni Battista Beccaria

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Giovanni Battista Beccaria, Letter, 'Experiments with the new phosphorus' from Giovanni Battista Beccaria to John Canton, 1771, L&P/5/228, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_5_228/letter-experiments-with-the-new-phosphorus-from-giovanni-battista-beccaria-to-john-canton, accessed on 22 June 2024

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