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Jul 7 Smithson's First Scientific Paper

Jul 7 Smithson's First Research Paper Read at Royal Society of London

 

Jul 7 Smithson's First Research Paper Read at Royal Society of London

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Year: 
1791
Month: 
july
Day: 
7
Date: 
Thu, 1791-07-07

James Smithson's first scientific paper entitled, "An Account of Some Chemical Experiments on Tabasheer," is read before the Royal Society of London and published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. LXXXI, Part 2, p. 368. The paper details his many experiments on this substance found in bamboo. It is signed James Lewis Macie, the name he used until 1800.