A series of descriptions of, and observations on, various chemical experiments, fos 1-67, with an index at fos 77v-79r. This is followed by medical recipes written in another hand, fos 68-76 and 84v, the last of which is dated 1706. On fo. 1 in the second hand is 'John Fry / Wooburne / Beddfordshire', and opposite in the same hand 'Hic Liber est meus'. Most of the versos are blank. Loose in the book are accounts on a slip of paper dated 6 April 74.
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- Dates of Creationc. 1700-1774
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Administrative / Biographical History
John Fry, resident of Woburn, Bedfordshire.
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Bequest of Edward Atkinson, 1915.
Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.
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