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Essays Upon the Making of Salt-Petre and Gun-Powder [electronic resource]

[compiled by Thomas Tredwell] ; published by order of the Committee of Safety of the colony of New York
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
New-York : Printed by Samuel London, 1776.
Language
English
Contents
  • In Committee of Safety during the recess of the Provincial Congress, January 17th, 1776
  • In Congress, Philadelphia, July 18, 1775
  • Method of making salt-petre at Hanover, 1766
  • The process for extracting and refining salt-petre according to the method practised at the provincial works in Philadelphia
  • Experiments made by Capt. Pryor and Mr. Thomas Pain for the purpose of fixing some easy, cheap, and expeditious method of making salt-petre in private families in order to shew the practicability of a plan proposed by Mr. Pain of forming a salt-petre association for voluntarily supplying the public magazines with gun-powder
  • An excellent method of making gun-powder.
Description
39 pages : 21 cm
Notes
  • Reproduction of original from Huntington Library.
  • Sabin no. 22988.
Local Notes
Library's copy is defective and imperfect: p. 37-39 wanting; pages stained, marked up and annotated in ms. A ms. note on the t.p. states: "3000 copies printed."
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2005. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2005 miunns
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