|Title||Unpublished paper, 'On the ipoh or upas poison used by the Jacoons and other aboriginal tribes of the Malay Peninsula' by T J [Thomas John] Newbold|
|Description||Newbold describes how some native communities of the Malay Peninsula use extracts of the root and bark of the upas tree (Antiaris toxicaria) to produce a poison with which to tip arrows. Marked on back as 'archives'.|
Subject: Toxicology / Botany
Received 26 January 1837. Communicated by P M [Peter Mark] Roget.
Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On the ipoh or upas poison used by the Jacoons and other Aboriginal tribes of the Malay Peninsula'.
|Physical description||Ink on paper|
|Digital images||View item on Science in the Making|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1837.0025|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA6616||Roget; Peter Mark (1779 - 1869); physician and philologist||1779 - 1869|
|NA7319||Newbold; Thomas John (1807 - 1850)||1807 - 1850|