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Subject: Chemistry

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Sequel to the thoughts on the constituent parts of water and dephlogisticated air. In a subsequent letter from Mr. James Watt, Engineer, to Mr. De Luc, F.R.S'

Read 6 May 1784

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L&P/8/78
Earliest possible date
30 April 1784
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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James Watt

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James Watt, Letter, 'Sequel to the thought on the constituent parts of water' from James Watt to Jean Andre De Luc, 30 April 1784, L&P/8/78, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_8_78/letter-sequel-to-the-thought-on-the-constituent-parts-of-water-from-james-watt-to-jean-andre-de-luc, accessed on 13 April 2024

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