The Flame of Common Salt

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IN answer to a question put by one of your correspondents (p. 287), allow me to state that the origin of the blue flame in question is still involved in mystery. Your correspondent will find everything that is known on the subject in a letter addressed to the editor of the Philosophical Magazine, by Prof. J. H. Gladstone (Phil. Mag. 1862, vol. xxiv. p. 417).

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