|Alternative reference number||MS/607|
|Title||Two tracts on experiments conducted at Hudson's Bay on acids in relation to freezing mixtures by John McNab|
|Description||1. Experiments on Mineral Acids and Rectified Spirits of Wine, for finding the greatest degree of cold |
In a preface by McNab he records that these experiments were made by direction from the Royal Society and carried on 'in a manner similar to those these of Mr Hutchins in 1782'.
Tract annotated a received by the Royal Society as a gift from the author, 16 March 1786.
2. Experiments on the Congelation of Vitriolic and Nitrous Acids made at Fort Albany in Hudson's Bay
Prefaced by a letter to Henry Cavendish, 4 September 1878.
Tract annotated as received by the Royal Society as a gift from the author, 10 April 1788.
|Extent||1 volume, MS Large|
|Physical description||Full leather binding, embossed in gilt on spine 'MS 607 McNAB'S EXPER'.|
|Arrangement||Tract one comprises folios 1-99, tract two comprises folios 1-37|
|Related material||Phil. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. 1786 76, 241-272. |