Reference numberAP/36/19
TitleLetter, regarding compounds of iodine and strychnine from William Bird Herapath to George Gabriel Stokes
Date20 June 1855
DescriptionHerapath asks Stokes to announce to the Royal Society that he has been engaged in investigating the optical and chemical properties of some crystalline compounds of iodine and strychnine. He describes these compounds as 'strongly indicative and peculiar'.

Subject: Chemistry

Received 21 June 1855. Communicated by Stokes.

This letter was published in full in volume 7 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'Letter from Dr. Herapath to Professor Stokes, on the compounds of iodine and strychnine'.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1854.0104
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8283Stokes; Sir; George Gabriel (1819 - 1903)1819 - 1903
NA7695Herapath; William Bird (1820 - 1868); surgeon1820 - 1868
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