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Subject: Botany

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Experiments and observations upon a blue substance, found in a peat-moss in Scotland: By Sylvester Douglas, Esquire'

Read 3 February 1766 (paper was mislaid)

Reference number
L&P/5/56
Earliest possible date
12 December 1765
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
16 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Sylvester Douglas

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Sylvester Douglas, Paper, 'Of a blue substance found in a peat-moss, 12 miles from Aberdeen' by Sylvester Douglas, 12 December 1765, L&P/5/56, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_5_56/paper-of-a-blue-substance-found-in-a-peat-moss-12-miles-from-aberdeen-by-sylvester-douglas, accessed on 28 May 2024

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