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Letter, 'On litmus, red cabbage and other test liquors' from James Watt to Charles Blagden

Reference number: L&P/8/85

Date: 29 May 1784

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Subject: Chemistry

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'On a new method of of preparing a test liquor to shew the presence of acids and alkalies in chemical mixtures'

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Reference number
L&P/8/85
Earliest possible date
29 May 1784
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
10 pages
Format
Manuscript

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James Watt

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James Watt, Letter, 'On litmus, red cabbage and other test liquors' from James Watt to Charles Blagden, 29 May 1784, L&P/8/85, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_8_85/letter-on-litmus-red-cabbage-and-other-test-liquors-from-james-watt-to-charles-blagden, accessed on 29 February 2024

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