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46 manuscript pages and one plate showing apparatuses employed by Frankland in his experiments.

Subject: Chemistry

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Researches on organo-metallic bodies.—Second memoir. Zincethyl'.

Received by the Royal Society on 9 February 1855. Read 15 March 1855.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 7, 1856.

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Edward Frankland

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