Reference numberAP/21/7
TitleUnpublished 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
DescriptionNewbold 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 descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1837.0025
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6616Roget; Peter Mark (1779 - 1869); physician and philologist1779 - 1869
NA7319Newbold; Thomas John (1807 - 1850)1807 - 1850
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