• Chevreul, Michel Eugène, 1786-1889.
c. 1825
Part of:
Chevreul, Michel Eugène (1786-1889), chemist
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About this work


Translation of several Memoirs on the subject of saponification from the 'Annales de Chimie' and the 'Annales de Chimie et de Phisique', by M. Chevreul. The latest date of the Memoirs is 1824.


c. 1825

Physical description

1 volume 2 bl. ll. + 84 pp. + 46 bl. ll. folio. 311/2 x 20 cm. Original quarter-calf binding.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1922.

Related material

At Wellcome Collection:

Papers of Hugh Lee Pattinson, the translator of this work, are held as MSS.3800-3813.

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).


The translator is Hugh Lee Pattinson [1796-1858], as this MS. is written by the same hand as MS. No. 3805 [Pattinson] which contains Pattinson's Armorial book-plate.

Ownership note

Originally in a brown-paper cover, lettered 'Common Place-Book. No. 2.' This has now been lost.


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Accession number

  • 57028A