Reference numberCLP/9i/6
TitlePaper, 'A way how to increase saltpeter [saltpetre] in great quantity' by Mr [William] Schroter
DescriptionPaper laying out three steps to produce saltpetre (nitre) on an arch made of lime, rainwater, sheep dung, and sheepskin.

Read to the Royal Society on 7 January 1662.

Subject: Mineralogy / Chemistry / Industry
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueRBO/2i/22
Fellows associated with this archive
NA4924Schroter; William (1640 - 1699); public administrator1640 - 1699
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