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" Watt did ; and the dates here become very material. It appears that he wrote a letter to Dr. Priestley on 26th April, 1783, in which he reasons on the experiment of burning the two gases in a close vessel, and draws the conclusion, " that water is composed... "
Mechanics' Magazine - Page 84
1840
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The North British review, Volume 6

1847
...8ta,tement : " As Mr. Watt in a paper lately read before this Society, supposes water to consist of dephlogisticated air and phlogiston deprived of part of their latent heat, whereas I take no notice of the latter circumstances, it may he proper to mention in a few words the...
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The Life of the Hon. Henry Cavendish: Including Abstracts of His More ...

George Wilson - 1851 - 478 pages
...following comparison. Watt states his conclusion thus: "Are we not then authorised to conclude, that water is composed of dephlogisticated air and phlogiston, deprived of part of their latent or elementary heat; that dephlogisticated or pure air is composed of water deprived of its phlogiston,...
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The Elements of materia medica and therapeutica. v.1, 1854-57, Volume 1

Jonathan Pereira - 1854
...record. On the 26th of April, 1783, Watt* wrote a letter to Dr. Priestley, in which he concludes " that water is composed of dephlogisticated air and phlogiston deprived of part of their latent or elementary heat." The Hon. Mr. Cavendish,' in his paper read to the Royal Society on the 25th of...
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Lives of Philosophers of the Time of George III.

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1855 - 492 pages
...did ; and the dates here become very material. It appears that he wrote a letter to Dr. Priestley on 26th April, 1783, in which he reasons on the experiment...letter was received by Dr. Priestley and delivered to Sir Joseph Banks, with a request that it might be read to the Royal Society ; but Mr. Watt afterwards...
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Lives of Philosophers of the Time of George III.

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1855 - 492 pages
...did ; and the dates here become very material. It appears that he wrote a letter to Dr. Priestley on 26th April, 1783, in which he reasons on the experiment...letter was received by Dr. Priestley and delivered to Sir Joseph Banks, with a request that it might be read to the Royal Society ; but Mr. Watt afterwards...
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Lives of Philosophers of the Time of George III.

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1855 - 492 pages
...did ; and the dates here become very material. It appears that he wrote a letter to Dr. Priestley on 26th April, 1783, in which he reasons on the experiment...composed of dephlogisticated air and phlogiston, deprived oi' part of their latent heat."* The letter was received by Dr. Priestley and delivered to Sir Joseph...
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The Life of James Watt: With Selections from His Correspondence

James Patrick Muirhead - 1858 - 580 pages
...did ; and the dates here become very material. It appears that he wrote a letter to Dr. Priestley on 26th April, 1783, in which he reasons on the experiment...draws the conclusion, " that water is composed of dcphlogisticated air and " phlogiston, deprived of part of their latent heat." * The letter was received...
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History of Scientific Ideas, Part 2

William Whewell - 1858 - 710 pages
...and Lavoisier. Watt's statement of his views is as follows6: 'Are we not authorized to conclude that water is composed of dephlogisticated air and phlogiston deprived of part of their latent or elementary heat; that dephlogisticated or pure air is composed of water deprived of its phlogiston...
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History of the inductive sciences from the earliest to the present ..., Volume 2

William Whewell - 1858
...result of Cavendish's experiments to Lavoisier, at Paris. Watt's letter, containing his hypothesis that " water is composed of dephlogisticated air and phlogiston deprived of part of their latent or elementary heat; and that phlogisticated or pure air is composed of water deprived of its phlogiston...
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The Life of James Watt: With Selections from His Correspondence

James Patrick Muirhead - 1859 - 580 pages
...did ; and the dates here become very material. It appears that he wrote a letter to Dr. Priestley on 26th April, 1783, in which he reasons on the experiment...deprived of part of their latent heat."* The letter * It may with certainty be concluded ments, had entertained tin' idea of the from Mr. Watt's private...
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