|Title||Letter, regarding Caspar Neumann's treatise on ambergris from A [Ambrose] Godfrey [Hanckewitz] to Sir Hans Sloane|
|Description||Godfrey-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.|
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 description||Ink on paper|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1733.0061|
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 38, no 435, p 437
|Related records in the catalogue||CLP/11ii/24|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA8406||Sloane; Sir; Hans (1660 - 1753); physician and collector||1660 - 1753|
|NA7377||Godfrey-Hanckewitz; Ambrose (1660 - 1741)||1660 - 1741|
|NA6151||Neumann; Caspar (1683 - 1737)||1683 - 1737|