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Correspondence of the late James Watt on his discovery of the theory of the composition of water : with a letter from his son

Author: James Watt; James Patrick Muirhead
Publisher: London : J. Murray ; Edinburgh : W. Blackwood, 1846.
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)18727213
Named Person: James Watt; James Watt
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Watt; James Patrick Muirhead
OCLC Number: 65307708
Notes: Half title: The discovery of the composition of water.
Appendix III. Experiments on air, by H. Cavendish. -- IV. Mémoire où l'on prouve par le décomposition de l'eau, que ce fluide n'est point une substance simple, et qu'il y a plusieurs moyens d'obtenir en grand l'air inflammable qui y entre comme principe constituant, par mm. Meusnier et Lavoisier. -- V. Mémoire dans lequel on a pour objet de prouver que l'eau n'est point une substance simple, un élément proprement dit, mais qu'elle est susceptible de décomposition et de recomposition, par m. Lavoisier. -- VI. Mémoire sur le resultat de l'inflammation de gaz inflammable et de l'air déphlogistique dans des vaisseaux clos, par m. Monge. -- VII. Extract from the translation of M. Arago's Historical eloge of James Watt, relative to the discovery of the composition of water. -- VIII. Historical note on the discovery of the theory of the composition of water, by Lord Brougham.
(cont.) IX. Extract from the Comptes rendus hebdomadaires des séances de l'Académie des sciences, 20. jan. 1840, p. 109-111.
Reproduction of original from Kress Library of Business and Economics, Harvard University.
Goldsmiths'-Kress no. 34927.5.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2005. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited to licensing agreements.
Description: cxxvii, 264 p., [2] leaves of plates : port., ill. ; 22 cm.
Other Titles: Discovery of the composition of water
Responsibility: edited with introductory remarks and an appendix by James Patrick Muirhead ...

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