Reference numberLBO/25/43
Alternative reference numberLBO/25/133
TitleCopy letter from Stephen Hales,Teddington, to Hans Sloane
Date2 January 1738/1739
Description ' Accompanying his Account of Experiments relating to the making distilled Sea WAter wholsome : the Saltin of Animals whole : the preventing the putrefaction of fresh Water : and the preserving Bread and Corn from being destroyed by Weevels, Worm etc. '

Read to the Royal Society 11 January 1738/1739
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