Reference numberPT/4
TitleManuscripts of papers published in Philosophical Transactions, 1810
DateNovember 1809 - November 1810
DescriptionUnbound manuscript versions of papers published by the Royal Society in volume 100 of 'Philosophical Transactions' in 1810. Also includes a manuscript for Humphry Davy's Bakerian Lecture for 1810, published in the 1811 volume of Philosophical Transactions.

Includes some original illustrations and figures in various media (drawings, watercolours) in support of the papers.

Missing from this volume are the manuscripts for the following papers published in the 1810 volume of Philosophical Transactions:
'The Croonian Lecture' by William Hyde Wollaston (found in PT/5);
'Observations on the effects of magnesia, in preventing an increased formation of uric acid; with some remarks on the composition of the urine' by William Thomas Brande;
'Observations and experiments on pus' by George Pearson.
ExtentOne box containing 13 papers and one letter
Physical descriptionLoose manuscript papers written in ink
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Access statusOpen
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