Edward Hitchcock classroom lecture notes, "Mercury"
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Chemistry lecture notes by Edward Hitchcock primarily discussing certain metals and relating chemistry to the mineral, vegetable, and animal. Hitchcock focuses on mercury, silver, gold, and platinum, listing experiments to perform with these materials, alloys that can be made with them, and different solvents and chlorides of these metals. He then discusses analyzing the chemical makeup of minerals, plant matter, and animal. Topics covered include mineral waters, vegetable gums and resins, sugar, alcohol, putrefaction, gelatin, albumen, urea, and blood, among others.
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- Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
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- Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864. Edward Hitchcock classroom lecture notes, "Mercury". 1826-1855. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://acdc.amherst.edu/view/asc:290479. (Accessed December 18, 2018.)
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- Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864, (1826-1855) Edward Hitchcock classroom lecture notes, "Mercury". Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://acdc.amherst.edu/view/asc:290479
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- Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://acdc.amherst.edu/view/asc:290479>.