"Chemical observations on certain atomic weights, as adopted by different authors, with remarks on the notation of Berzelius"

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  • Reference
      GB 133 Dalton MS 98
  • Dates of Creation
      c.1830
  • Physical Description
      4 sheets. Mss 95-98 bound into one folder Shows evidence of severe fire damage, with loss of text

Scope and Content

Read 15 October 1830. Text is reproduced in Thackray John Dalton: critical assessments pp. 90-108. Listed as Paper 87 in Robert Angus Smith Memoir of John Dalton.... Berzelius' system of numerical notation for atomic weights replaced the symbolic system devised by Dalton.