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Warburton, Henry in correspondent 
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From:
Henry Warburton
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[24 April 1816]
Source of text:
RS:HS 18.36
Summary:

Suggests changes for JH's paper on Swedish felspar submitted to Geological Society. Confusion between this and other silicates. Compares JH's analysis to that of Wilhelm Hisinger and others.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Henry Warburton
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[3 June 1816]
Source of text:
RS:HS 18.37
Summary:

Discussed JH's proposed felspar paper [see HW's 1816-4-24] with W. H. Wollaston. Suggests using Wollaston's and [recently deceased Smithson] Tennant's unpublished method to test for alkalis and give Tennant credit for it. James Smithson first coined term 'silicate'.

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John Herschel Project
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