Chemical Observations and Related Notes

Scope and Content

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 [17]74.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Fry, resident of Woburn, Bedfordshire.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Bequest of Edward Atkinson, 1915.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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