Reference numberCLP/3i/23a
TitleExtract of a letter, 'The way of making pitch, tarr, rosin and turpentine near Marseilles' in a letter from Thomas Bent to Dr Welsted
DescriptionBent describes how pitch, tar, rosin, and turpentine are made near Marseilles [France] fromt he sap of pine trees.

Subject: Industry

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'The way of making pitch, tarr, rosin and turpentine near Marseilles; communicated in a letter from Nismes, by Mr. Thomas Bent, to Dr. Welsted'.

Read to the Royal Society on 21 January 1684.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1698.0058
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions' Volume 20, Issue 243 (1698)
Related records in the catalogueRBO/9/26
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