Catalogue Entry: ALCH00067

Miscellaneous alchemical recipes, including one to turn lead into mercury by mixing it with corn and olive oil over a moderate heat.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: B MS c 41 c), Edwin Newton Ohl Collection, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Boston Medical Library, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Custodial History

The remainder of SL28 is now Babson Mss. 433 and 725 and Keynes Ms. 91 (q.v. for the sale history).

Sotheby Lot

Part of SL28

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