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Letter, 'Introduction to paper, 'Experiments made to ascertain the nature of some mineral bodies'' from Peter Woulfe to unknown recipient

Reference number: L&P/6/187

Date: 25 April 1776

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Subject: Chemistry

Paper published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Experiments made in order to ascertain the nature of some mineral substances; and, in particular, to see how far the acids of sea-salt and of vitriol contribute to mineralize metallic and other substances'

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L&P/6/187
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25 April 1776
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1 page
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Manuscript

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Peter Woulfe

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Peter Woulfe, Letter, 'Introduction to paper, 'Experiments made to ascertain the nature of some mineral bodies'' from Peter Woulfe to unknown recipient, 25 April 1776, L&P/6/187, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_6_187/letter-introduction-to-paper-experiments-made-to-ascertain-the-nature-of-some-mineral-bodies-from-peter-woulfe-to-unknown-recipient, accessed on 22 July 2024

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