Chemical Society's Jubilee


    WE have already given the address of the President, Dr. W. J. Russell, at the afternoon meeting. Sir Lyon Playfair and Sir William Grove, two of the five remaining original Fellows of the Society, at the same meeting recited their recollections of the state of chemistry at the time of the foundation of the Society, and we now reproduce their speeches, as they forcibly serve—that of Sir Lyon Playfair in particular—to bring home to us the great changes which have taken place during the fifty years.

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    Chemical Society's Jubilee. Nature 43, 491–495 (1891) doi:10.1038/043491d0

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