Reference numberAP/15/23
TitleUnpublished paper, 'An account of certain new facts, and observations on the production of steam' by Jacob Perkins
Date24 March 1832
DescriptionPerkins discusses his experiments on the effect of hot iron on the evaporation of water and production of steam, seeking to determine the evaporating point of the water.

John George Children's initials appear under the date received and the date ordered not to be printed. Minor corrections appear throughout in graphite.

Subject: Chemistry

Communicated by Ralph Watson. Received by the Royal Society on 15 March 1832. Read 3 May 1832. Ordered not to be printed 28 June 1832.

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 3 of Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society] as 'An account of certain new facts and observations on the production of steam'.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1830.0067
Fellows associated with this archive
NA2472Watson; Ralph (fl 1830 - 1835)fl 1830 - 1835
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