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Mixing the bark with spirit of wine produced 2 drachms from 2 ounces of the Cortex instead of 10 drachms which it should have produced according to Monsieur Boulduc

Reference number
RBO/11/52
Earliest possible date
1722
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

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'An account of the Quantity of Resin in the Cortex Eleuthariae by Mr John Brown Chymist', 1722, RBO/11/52, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rbo_11_52/an-account-of-the-quantity-of-resin-in-the-cortex-eleuthariae-by-mr-john-brown-chymist, accessed on 27 May 2024

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