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'An Essay Of the Proportion of the Fixed Salt of one Plant or part of a Plant to the fixed Salt of another & to all the other Principles in any one Plant' by Nehemiah Grew

Reference number: RBO/5/13

Date: 8 March 1676

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To examine the chemical analysis of the 'materia medica' by distillation and calcination
17 experiments proposed

Reference number
RBO/5/13
Earliest possible date
8 March 1676
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9 pages
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Manuscript

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'An Essay Of the Proportion of the Fixed Salt of one Plant or part of a Plant to the fixed Salt of another & to all the other Principles in any one Plant' by Nehemiah Grew, 8 March 1676, RBO/5/13, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rbo_5_13/an-essay-of-the-proportion-of-the-fixed-salt-of-one-plant-or-part-of-a-plant-to-the-fixed-salt-of-another-to-all-the-other-principles-in-any-one-plant-by-nehemiah-grew, accessed on 21 July 2024

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