Journal of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, Volume 3

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Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, 1832 - Pharmacy
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Page 68 - The several medical and pharmaceutical bodies shall be further requested to transmit to the President of this Convention the names and residences of their respective delegates, as soon as they shall have...
Page 110 - The former are from three or four inches to a foot and a half long, from a quarter of an inch to two or three inches in diameter, and of variable thickness.
Page 68 - ... 1. The President of this Convention shall, on the first day of May, 1859, issue a notice requesting the several incorporated State Medical Societies, the incorporated Medical Colleges, the incorporated Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons, and the incorporated Colleges of Pharmacy, throughout the United States, to elect a number of delegates, not exceeding three, to attend a general Convention, to be held at Washington, on the first Wednesday in May, 1860.
Page 69 - Convention of 1850, when it shall be his duty to hand them over to such successor ; 2d, that in case of the death, resignation, or inability to act of the Secretary, his duties shall devolve upon the Assistant Secretary; and, 3d, that it be recommended to future Conventions to appoint their Secretary and Assistant Secretary from members residing in the District of Columbia.
Page 51 - ... named, in fine powder, or strong solution. Then dip the wetted end of the thread into the cup of a burning wax candle, and apply it to the exterior of the flame, not quite touching the luminous part, but so as to be immersed in the cone of invisible but intensely heated air which envelopes it. Immediately, an irregular sputtering combustion of the wax on the thread will take place, and the invisible cone of heat will be rendered luminous, with a peculiarly coloured light, according to the salt...
Page 66 - ... President, and Dr. Henderson, Secretary. As many parts of the United States were not represented, it was resolved, in order as far as possible to supply the deficiency, and to give the various medical interests of the country their due weight, that the Surgeon-General of the Army, the Senior-Surgeon of the Navy stationed at Washington and those members of Congress who were practitioners of medicine should be invited to participate in the proceedings.
Page 11 - ... I attempted, in vain, to form a crystalline hydrate of common resin, (it always separated in transparent globules,) and, as we have no satisfactory evidence that resins ever occur crystallized, this condition of the Liriodendrine may be regarded as alone sufficiently distinctive. It is true that M. Pelletier states his having seen the balsam of copaiba in a crystalline form ; but the article, besides being of a compound nature, was at least thirty years old at the time of observation. To conclude,...
Page 91 - Davy states, that nitrate of silver dissolved in pure water is not altered by the sun's rays. If the minutest quantity of vegetable or animal matter is present, the solution is discoloured; and, with common distilled water, the discolouration is strong. To prove that the cause of the change of colour is the one assigned, it is sufficient to allow the coloured matter to subside, decant the colourless solution, and expose it again to sunshine. However powerful the sun's rays are, no further effect...
Page 179 - Academy of Brussels to the person who should prove upon what the differences between alcohol, extracted from various substances, as fruits, grain, roots, sugar, &c. depended. This was obtained by Mr. Hensmans, who was led, by numerous experiments, to conclude that the alcohol was always identical, but that the difficulty more or less great, always found in rectifying it, as well, also, as the difference in taste, depended upon the presence of a fatty matter, and a little acetic ether. The fatty method...
Page 14 - Stamens numerous, with long linear anthers opening outwardly, and short filaments. Pistil a large, conical, acute body, its upper half covered with minute, blackish, recurved stigmas ; its lower furrowed, being a mass of coalescing styles and ovaries.

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