Edward Hitchcock classroom lecture notes, "Diameter of the Balloon received from Paris 1832"
- Edward Hitchcock classroom lecture notes, "Diameter of the Balloon received from Paris 1832"
Chemistry lecture notes by Edward Hitchcock listing the known types and numbers of acids in 1831, as well as the number of acids known in 1835 according to two different chemistry texts. The obverse contains information about a balloon sent from Paris to Amherst College, listing its contents, height ascended, weight of materials, and notes about its observation on March 18, 1834.
- Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
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