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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 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 of burning the two gases in a elose vessel, and draws the conelusion, " that water is composed of dephlogisticated air and " phlogiston,...
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History of the Inductive Sciences from the Earliest to the Present ..., Volume 2

William Whewell - 1859
...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

James Patrrick Muirhead - 1859
...process, and ivater, light, and heat are all the products. 66 Are ive 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 ivater deprived of its phlogiston,...
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History of the Inductive Sciences: From the Earliest to the ..., Volume 2

William Whewell - 1866
...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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Works, Volume 1

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1872
...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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Beiträge zur Geschichte der Chemie, Volume 3

Hermann Kopp - 1875
...some other matter set free which escapes our senses. „Are we not then autho„rised to conclude, that water is composed of dephlogisticated air and phlo„giston, deprived of part of their latent or elementary heat; that dephlo- • „gisticated or pure air is composed of water deprived of its...
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Experiments on Air: Papers Published in the Philosophical Transactions

Henry Cavendish - 1893 - 52 pages
...probability the former. 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 circumstance, it may be proper to mention in a few wor'ds the...
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Essays in Historical Chemistry

Sir Thomas Edward Thorpe - 1894 - 381 pages
...the process, and water, light, and heat are all the products. 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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Romanticism and Science, 1773-1833, Volume 2

Tim Fulford - 2002 - 264 pages
...probability the former. 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 circumstance, it may be proper to 28 mention in a few words...
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Thing Knowledge: A Philosophy of Scientific Instruments

Davis Baird - 2004 - 296 pages
...first communicated his discovery that water is not a simple substance in a letter to Joseph Priestley. "Water is composed of dephlogisticated air and phlogiston deprived of part of their latent or elementary heat," Watt writes (quoted in Muirhead 1859, p. 321). Later, in 1783, he wrote to Joseph...
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