Reference numberCLP/11ii/22
TitleLetter, regarding Caspar Neumann's treatise on ambergris from A [Ambrose] Godfrey [Hanckewitz] to Sir Hans Sloane
DescriptionGodfrey-Hanckewitz copies out a letter sent to him by Caspar Neumann regarding his paper on ambergris and whether it might be published in Philosophical Transactions, as well as Godfrey-Hanckewitz's response to Neumann. Godfrey-Hanckewitz describes his own further experiments in distilling ambergris and obtaining very little salt, confirming Neumann's results.

Subject: Chemistry

Extract published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'Editoris recensio experimentorum circa Ambram gryseam à Domino Joh. Browne, R. S. S. & à Dno. Ambrosio Godofredo Hanckewitz, R. S. S. institutorum, cum D. Neumanni, R. S. S. Experimenti sui vindicatione'.

Read to the Royal Society on 11 March 1731.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1733.0061
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 38, no 435, p 437
Related records in the catalogueCLP/11ii/24
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8406Sloane; Sir; Hans (1660 - 1753); physician and collector1660 - 1753
NA7377Godfrey-Hanckewitz; Ambrose (1660 - 1741)1660 - 1741
NA6151Neumann; Caspar (1683 - 1737)1683 - 1737
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